ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from spelling pronunciation of German Scheidemünze (divisional coin), borne on Austrian currency circulating in Lombardy–Venetia. Cognate with Venetian schèi (also singular schèo) and Lombard sghej.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskɛj/
  • Rhymes: -ɛj
  • Hyphenation: schèi

NounEdit

schei m pl (plural only)

  1. (Venice or humorous) money
    Synonyms: soldi, denaro, quattrini, grana, palanche

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LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German schiuhe, alternative form of schiehe, from Proto-West Germanic *skeuh. Cognate with German scheu, Dutch schuw, English shy.

AdjectiveEdit

schei (masculine scheien, neuter scheit, comparative méi schei, superlative am scheisten)

  1. shy
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

schei

  1. second-person singular imperative of scheien