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GermanEdit

 
Ein Schloss

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German slōz, from Old High German sloz, ablaut to the verb schließen. Cognate with Dutch slot (lock).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃlɔs/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schloss n (genitive Schlosses, plural Schlösser, diminutive Schlösschen n or Schlösslein n)

  1. lock
    hinter Schloss und Riegel - in prison
  2. castle (château, palace, not fortified)

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Further readingEdit

  • Schloss” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Schloss in Duden online

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schloss n (plural Schlesser)

  1. lock

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Schloss, Dutch slot, English slot.

NounEdit

Schloss n (plural Schlesser)

  1. lock