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skinn

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skinn, from Proto-Germanic *skinþą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skinn n (genitive singular skinns, nominative plural skinn)

  1. skin
  2. (informal, affectionate) dear little thing, poor thing

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *skinþą, and Old Norse skinn

NounEdit

skinn n (definite singular skinnet, indefinite plural skinn, definite plural skinna or skinnene)

  1. (human) skin
  2. (animal) hide, fur (of a whole animal, used as a rug etc.)
  3. (processed) leather
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Etymology 2Edit

Derived from the verb skinne

NounEdit

skinn n (definite singular skinnet)

  1. light, shine
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

skinn

  1. imperative of skinne

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skinn

NounEdit

skinn n (definite singular skinnet, indefinite plural skinn, definite plural skinna)

  1. skin
  2. hide

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skinn, from Proto-Germanic *skinþą, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kenǝ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skinn n

  1. (human) skin
  2. (animal) hide, fur (of a whole animal, used as a rug etc.)
  3. (processed) leather

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Related termsEdit

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