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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schīn, Old High German scin (lustre, shining, brightness, clearness). Cognate with Old Norse skina, Old Saxon scīnan, Old English shèn (ghost), Dutch schijn, English shine, Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌽 (skeinan).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃaɪ̯n/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯n

NounEdit

Schein m (genitive Scheins or Scheines, plural Scheine)

  1. shine, gleam, flash
  2. certificate, ticket
  3. bill, note
  4. semblance, appearance

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schein in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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