Schiene

See also: schiene

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schine, from Old High German skina, from Proto-West Germanic *skinu. Cognate with Dutch scheen, English shin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃiːnə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schiene f (genitive Schiene, plural Schienen)

  1. a staff on which something moves
    1. (railway) rail
    2. (mechanics) rack
  2. a staff or long construction that holds things together
    1. (medicine) orthotics; splint
    2. (woodwork) frame; skid
  3. (electronics) busbar

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Hungarian: sín
  • Macedonian: шина (šina)
  • Polish: szyna
  • Romanian: șină
  • Russian: шина (šina)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: шина
    Latin: šina

Further readingEdit

  • Schiene” in Duden online
  • Schiene” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache