Couch


Couch
Couch Sf "Sofa" std. reg. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. Couch, dieses aus afrz. couche "Lager", einer Ableitung von afrz. coucher "niederlegen", aus l. collocāre "aufstellen, legen, setzen", aus l. locāre "stellen, legen" und l. con-. Neuerdings häufiger für die "Couch des Psychologen". Die älteren Wörter Gautsche, Gutsche "Bett, Kinderbett" beruhen auf früherer Entlehnung aus dem Französischen.
   Ebenso nndl. couch, ne. couch. Zur Sippe des zugrundeliegenden l. locus "Ort" s. lokal.
Carstensen 1 (1993), 308;
DF 3 (21997), 812f. englisch e.

Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache. 2013.

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