See also: tuch

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tuoch, from Old High German tuoh, from Proto-West Germanic *dōk (cloth). Compare Dutch doek (cloth, canvas). More at duck, dook.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tuːx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Tuch

NounEdit

Tuch n (genitive Tuches or Tuchs, plural Tücher or Tuche, diminutive Tüchlein n)

  1. cloth; piece of fabric or tissue of any kind: scarf, kerchief, blanket, towel, etc.

Usage notesEdit

  • The normal plural is Tücher. The form Tuche is somewhat literary and is used in a collective sense, especially referring to different kinds of cloths as a whole (“fabrics, soft goods”).

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Further readingEdit

  • Tuch” in Duden online