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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Loanword from a Semitic source (most likely Phoenician) meaning "dwelling." Compare Arabic س ك ن(s-k-n) and Hebrew שכן‎. Theatrical sense from a tent or booth in the back of a classical Greek theater where actors would prepare.

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NounEdit

σκηνή (skēnḗf (genitive σκηνῆς); first declension

  1. tent
  2. (theater) stage

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σκηνή (skēnḗ, theatre stage).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

σκηνή (skiníf (plural σκηνές)

  1. (Ancient Greek theatre) skene
  2. (theater) scene, stage
  3. tent

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