Schattebout etymology


Dutch word schattebout comes from Dutch schat (Honey, darling, sweet person. Treasure.), Dutch bout, Dutch -e-

Etymology of schattebout

Detailed word origin of schattebout

Dictionary entry Language Definition
schat Dutch (nl) Honey, darling, sweet person. Treasure.
bout Dutch (nl) (archaic) darling, sweetheart, dear. (vulgar) fart. Bar, rod. Bolt (crossbow arrow). Bolt (threaded metal cylinder). Haunch, leg of an animal as food. Iron (apparatus for ironing clothing).
-e- Dutch (nl) A linking vowel added in compound words to give easier pronunciation. It does not change the meaning.
schattebout Dutch (nl) A term of endearment: darling, precious, sweetie.