From Middle High German schif, from Old High German skif, from Proto-Germanic *skipą.
Cognate with Low German Schipp, West Frisian skip, Dutch schip, Yiddish שיף (shif), English ship, Danish skib, Swedish skepp. Related also to Lithuanian skiẽbti (“to rip up”), Latvian škibît (“to cut, lop”).
Schiff n (genitive Schiffes or Schiffs, plural Schiffe, diminutive Schiffchen n or Schifflein n)
Schiff n (plural Schiff)