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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tisch, from Old High German tisc, from Latin discus from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos). Cognate with Dutch dis (table), English desk.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɪʃ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Tisch m (genitive Tisches or Tischs, plural Tische, diminutive Tischlein n or Tischchen n)

  1. table (furniture with a top surface to accommodate a variety of uses), or (specifically)
    1. desk (table used for writing)
      Synonym: Schreibtisch
    2. (work)bench (table at which manual work is done)
      Synonym: Werktisch
  2. (figuratively) meal (food served or eaten as a repast)

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Further readingEdit

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