GermanEdit

 Schnur on German Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German snuor, from Old High German snuor, from Proto-Germanic *snōrō. Cognate with Dutch snoer. Also related with English snare.

NounEdit

Schnur f (genitive Schnur, plural Schnüre, diminutive Schnürchen n)

  1. cord, string
  2. (chiefly colloquial) cable (electronic wire)
Usage notesEdit
  • A Schnur is thicker than a Faden (thread), but thinner than a Seil (rope).
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DescendantsEdit
  • Belarusian: шнур (šnur)
  • Esperanto: ŝnuro
  • Polish: sznur
  • Russian: шнур (šnur)
  • Serbo-Croatian: шнур
  • Ukrainian: шнур (šnur)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German snur, from Old High German snur, from Proto-West Germanic *snuʀu (daughter-in-law).

NounEdit

Schnur f (genitive Schnur, plural Schnuren or Schnüre)

  1. (dialectal, otherwise obsolete) daughter-in-law
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