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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schiune, from Old High German scugin(n)a, probably eventually from the root Proto-Indo-European *(s)kew- (to cover, hide, cloud). The word was originally chiefly East Central German versus otherwise predominant Scheuer (Austro-Bavarian also Stadel). Scheune was reinforced by cognate Middle Low German schǖne.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɔʏ̯nə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Scheune f (genitive Scheune, plural Scheunen)

  1. barn

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