GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German spān, from Old High German spān (chip of wood, shaving), from Proto-Germanic *spēnuz (chip, shaving). Cognate with Old English spōn (piece of wood, chip). More at spoon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Span m (genitive Spans or Spanes, plural Späne)

  1. chip
  2. shaving
  3. clipping
  4. Jeff
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