[ shaht-see ]
/ ˈʃɑt si /
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Origin of schatzi
First recorded in 1955–60; adopted by American military personnel from German Schatzi (originally dialect, especially Swiss German ), equivalent to Schatz “treasure” (Middle High German scha(t)z, Old High German scaz “property, piece of money”) + -i diminutive suffix (Middle High German -în); see origin at sceat, -en5)
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