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Alemannic GermanEdit

NounEdit

Schild m

  1. (Uri) A triangle-shaped snow deposition formed as a result of a small avalanche.

ReferencesEdit

  • “Schild” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 18.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From schild.

Proper nounEdit

Schild n

  1. (astronomy) Scutum

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schilt, from Old High German scilt, scild, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keyt-, *(s)keyd-, *keyt- (shield, cover). Compare Dutch schild, English shield, Danish skjold.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schild m or n (genitive Schilds or Schildes, plural Schilde)

  1. shield, buckler

Usage notesEdit

In official use (Standard German), the word Schild in this sense is exclusively masculine. However, in large parts of Germany, namely Northern and Central Germany, the word is also used in the neuter variant (plural Schilder) with no difference made between shield and sign. [1]

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Der Schild oder das Schild?, Wiener Zeitung Online

NounEdit

Schild n (genitive Schilds or Schildes, plural Schilder)

  1. sign, plate

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schild m (plural Schild)

  1. shield

NounEdit

Schild n (plural Schild)

  1. sign

Further readingEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schilt, from Old High German scilt, scild, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keyt-, *(s)keyd-, *keyt- (shield, cover). Compare German Schild, Dutch schild, English shield, Danish skjold.

NounEdit

Schild n (plural Schilder)

  1. shield
  2. sign