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EtymologyEdit

Via Early Modern German schüchter from a German Low German [Term?] source. The contemporary German form is schüchtern. Eventually akin to German scheu, Dutch schuw, and English shy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxʏxtər/
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  • Rhymes: -ʏxtər

AdjectiveEdit

schuchter (comparative schuchterder, superlative schuchterst)

  1. shy

InflectionEdit

Inflection of schuchter
uninflected schuchter
inflected schuchtere
comparative schuchterder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial schuchter schuchterder het schuchterst
het schuchterste
indefinite m./f. sing. schuchtere schuchterdere schuchterste
n. sing. schuchter schuchterder schuchterste
plural schuchtere schuchterdere schuchterste
definite schuchtere schuchterdere schuchterste
partitive schuchters schuchterders