schrijn

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schrine, from Old Dutch *skrīni, from Latin scrīnium (case or chest for books or papers).

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n
  • IPA(key): /sxrɛin/
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NounEdit

schrijn m or n (plural schrijnen, diminutive schrijntje n)

  1. shrine, a finely worked container, e.g. for a holy relic
  2. shrine, a place of (especially religious) worship

Derived termsEdit