See also: skína and skiną

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to Norwegian (nynorsk) skĭne, Swedish skena (both meaning ‘small, thin plate’); Old High German skina and Middle Dutch scene, both ‘metal or wooden plate; shinbone’; Old English scinu ( > English shin). Compare also Old English scīa ‘shin’, Middle High German schīe ‘fencepost’. From Indo-European root *skē̆i- ‘split, cleave, separate’, whence also Latin sciō ‘know’.

NounEdit

skina f

  1. a small plate covering a keyhole
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Etymology 2Edit

Neologism, probably related to skína ‘to shine’, skin ‘shine’ (noun) and skina (3), probably referring to the peritoneum's thin, transparent quality.

NounEdit

skina f

  1. peritoneum
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Etymology 3Edit

Probably related to skína ‘to shine’, skin ‘shine’ (noun), likely in reference to the fish's light color. Compare with the synonym lýsa, related to the verb lýsa ‘emit light’, the noun ljós ‘light’ and adjective ljós ‘light’.

NounEdit

skina f

  1. (dialectal) whiting (Merlangius merlangus)
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Etymology 4Edit

Cf. Norwegian (nynorsk) skĭna, skjena ‘to run off because of mosquitoes’ (of cows), Swedish skena and Jutish skjenne ‘to shy’ (of a horse).

VerbEdit

skina (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skinaði, supine skinað)

  1. to go crazy, be driven mad
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Etymology 5Edit

Probably related to skína ‘to shine’, skin ‘shine’ (noun) and skina (3), referring to the light, transparent look of diarrheic feces.

NounEdit

skina f

  1. thin and rather liquid excrement; diarrheic feces

Etymology 6Edit

NounEdit

skina

  1. indefinite genitive plural of skin

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LithuanianEdit

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VerbEdit

skìna

  1. third-person singular present of skinti
  2. third-person plural present of skinti

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skína, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną. Akin to English shine.

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VerbEdit

skina (present tense skin, past tense skein, past participle skine, passive infinitive skinast, present participle skinande, imperative skin)

  1. shine
    I dag skin sola.
    The sun is shining today.

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Old High GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *skinu, from Proto-Germanic *skinō

NounEdit

skina f

  1. bar, track

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: schine, schin

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *skinu, from Proto-Germanic *skinō.

Cognate with Old English scinu (English shin), Dutch scheen, Old High German scina (German Schiene (thin plate)), and Portuguese esquina

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skina f

  1. shin

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skína, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną.

VerbEdit

skīna

  1. to shine
  2. to appear

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish skīna, from Old Norse skína, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną.

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VerbEdit

skina (present skiner, preterite sken, supine skinit, imperative skin)

  1. to shine

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