See also: Schätz

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schaz, schatz, from Old High German scaz, from Proto-Germanic *skattaz (cattle, treasure), from Proto-Indo-European *skat- (to jump, hop, splash out). Cognate with Old Norse skattr (Danish skat, Old Norse skatt, Swedish skatt), Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐍄𐍄𐍃 (skatts), Old English sceatt, Dutch schat.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃat͡s/
  • Rhymes: -ats
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schatz m (genitive Schatzes, plural Schätze, diminutive Schätzchen n)

  1. treasure
  2. darling, sweetheart
    • 1844, Heinrich Heine, "Tragödie III", in Neue Gedichte.
      Auf ihrem Grab da steht eine Linde, / drin pfeifen die Vögel und Abendwinde, / und drunter sitzt, auf dem grünen Platz, / der Müllersknecht mit seinem Schatz.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schatz m (plural Schetz, diminutive Schetzje)

  1. treasure
  2. darling, sweetheart

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German scaz, from Proto-Germanic *skattaz (cattle, treasure), from Proto-Indo-European *skat- (to jump, hop, splash out).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schatz m (plural Schätz)

  1. treasure

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare German Schatz, Dutch schat.

NounEdit

Schatz m (plural Schatz)

  1. treasure
  2. sweetheart, darling

Etymology 2Edit

Compare German Schürze, Dutch schort, English shirt.

NounEdit

Schatz m (plural Schatz)

  1. apron