Schornstein

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schor(n)stein, Old High German scorrenstein. The first element is from schore (support), related to the root of scheren (to cut); the second element is from Stein (stone).

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯n

NounEdit

Schornstein m (genitive Schornsteins or Schornsteines, plural Schornsteine)

  1. chimney

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