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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From skill (verb).

VerbEdit

skilling

  1. present participle of skill

Etymology 2Edit

From Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish skilling.

NounEdit

skilling (plural skillings)

  1. (historical) A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century. (A subdivision of the Swedish riksdaler, the Danish and Norwegian rigsdaler and speciedaler).

Etymology 3Edit

Compare sheeling.

NounEdit

skilling (plural skillings)

  1. A bay of a barn.
    • 1844, James Atkinson, An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales
      The barn may be built with lean-to's or skillings all round []
  2. A small addition to a cottage.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skillingr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skelenɡ/, [ˈsɡ̊elˀeŋ]

NounEdit

skilling c (singular definite skillingen, plural indefinite skillinger)

  1. skilling (A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century.)

InflectionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skillingr, from Proto-Germanic *skillingaz. Akin to English shilling.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skilling m (definite singular skillingen, indefinite plural skillingar, definite plural skillingane)

  1. shilling (A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century.)
  2. a coin (any coin)
    • 1856, Ivar Aasen, Norske Ordsprog:
      Ein Skilling, som er spard, er tvo Gonger tent.
      A shilling that is saved, is twice earned.

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skillingr, from Proto-Germanic *skillingaz, the same source of English shilling.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skilling c

  1. skilling (coin)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of skilling 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skilling skillingen skillingar skillingarna
Genitive skillings skillingens skillingars skillingarnas