Schuppe

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From Middle High German schuope, schuoppe, schuppe, from Old High German scuobba, scuopa, from earlier *skōbba. Cognate with Middle Low German schōpe, schōve, schubbe. One of the rare words with a long vowel followed by an original geminate (compare Haken). Different simplifications of this cluster led to the great variety of forms.

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Schuppe f ‎(genitive Schuppe, plural Schuppen)

  1. scale (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)
  2. piece of dandruff; and in the plural: dandruff

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