Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskjɛ.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ɛra
  • Hyphenation: schiè‧ra

Etymology 1 Edit

Borrowed from Old Occitan esquiera, from Old French eschiere[1], ultimately from Proto-Germanic *skarō, whence also Old English sċearu, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to part; split; cut off; sever; divide). Compare German Schar (troop), Danish skare (host", "crowd).

Noun Edit

schiera f (plural schiere)

  1. rank (line of soldiers)

Etymology 2 Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb Edit


  1. inflection of schierare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

References Edit

  1. ^ schiera in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana