Knie

See also: knie

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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).

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NounEdit

Knie n ‎(genitive Knies, plural Knie)

  1. knee

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External linksEdit

  • Knie in Duden online
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