Last modified on 29 June 2014, at 15:52
See also: knie

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German kneo, from Proto-Germanic *knewą (compare Low German Knee, Dutch knie, English knee, Danish knæ, Swedish knä), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵnéwo-, a thematic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *ǵónu. Compare Hittite 𒄀𒉡 (genu), Latin genū, Tocharian A kanweṃ (dual), Tocharian B kenī, Ancient Greek γόνυ (gónu, knee), γωνία (gōnía, corner, angle), Old Armenian ծունր (cunr), Avestan 𐬲𐬥𐬎𐬨 (žnum), Sanskrit जानु (jānu).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Knie n (genitive Knies, plural Knie)

  1. knee

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External linksEdit

  • Knie in Duden online