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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schif, from Old High German skif, from Proto-Germanic *skipą. The sense nave is a semantic loan from Latin nāvis.

Cognate with Low German Schipp, West Frisian skip, Dutch schip, Yiddish שיף(shif), English ship, Danish skib, Swedish skepp. Related also to Lithuanian skiẽbti (to rip up), Latvian škibît (to cut, lop).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪf/
  • Rhymes: -ɪf
  • (file)
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schiff n (genitive Schiffes or Schiffs, plural Schiffe, diminutive Schiffchen n or Schifflein n)

  1. (nautical) ship
    Synonym: Boot
  2. (architecture) nave
    Synonym: Kirchenschiff

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HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schif, from Old High German skif.

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Schiff n (plural Schiff)

  1. ship

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