DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schim, schem, from Old Dutch *skim, *skimo, from Proto-Germanic *skimaz, *skimô (shine; light). Related to schemeren.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sxɪm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schim
  • Rhymes: -ɪm

NounEdit

schim f (plural schimmen, diminutive schimmetje n)

  1. shadow
  2. apparition, ghost

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: skim