Skorpion

See also: skorpion, škorpion, and škorpión

GermanEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German scorpiōn, schorpiōn, relatinised variants of older schorpe, from Old High German scorpio, from Latin scorpio, from Ancient Greek σκορπίων (skorpíōn), variant of σκορπίος (skorpíos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɔrˈpi̯oːn/, [skɔʁˈpjoːn], [skɔɐ̯-], [skɔ-], [-piˈoːn]
  • Trisyllabic pronunciation is very rare.
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NounEdit

Skorpion m (strong or mixed, genitive Skorpions, plural Skorpione or (now less common) Skorpionen)

  1. scorpion (arachnid of order Scorpiones)
  2. scorpio (one born in the sign of Scorpio)

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The predominant plural is Skorpione. The form Skorpionen has become rare in edited prose, but may still be heard as a variant in speech.

Related termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Skorpion m (proper noun, strong, genitive Skorpions)

  1. (astronomy) Scorpio, a constellation
  2. (astrology) Scorpio, a Zodiac sign used in astrology

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

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

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Skorpion m (plural Skorpion)

  1. scorpion

Further readingEdit


PlautdietschEdit

NounEdit

Skorpion f (plural Skorpionen)

  1. scorpion

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Skorpion m anim

  1. (astronomy) Scorpio, a constellation
  2. (astrology) Scorpio, a Zodiac sign used in astrology

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

Skorpion m pers or m anim

  1. (colloquial) Scorpio (someone with a Scorpio star sign)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Zodiac signs in Polish (layout · text)
       
Baran ♈︎ Byk ♉︎ Bliźnięta ♊︎ Rak ♋︎
       
Lew ♌︎ Panna ♍︎ Waga ♎︎ Skorpion ♏︎
       
Strzelec ♐︎ Koziorożec ♑︎ Wodnik ♒︎ Ryby ♓︎

Further readingEdit

  • Skorpion in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Skorpion in Polish dictionaries at PWN