DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skenə/, [ˈsɡ̊enə]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German schene (little plate) or from German Schiene (rail, splint).

NounEdit

skinne c (singular definite skinnen, plural indefinite skinner)

  1. rail
  2. band
  3. splint
  4. rail (of a railway or tramway)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skína (to shine), from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną (to shine, appear).

VerbEdit

skinne (imperative skin, infinitive at skinne, present tense skinner, past tense skinnede, perfect tense har skinnet)

  1. shine
  2. gleam
  3. glimmer

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

skinne

  1. Alternative form of skyn

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Etymology 1Edit

From German Schiene

NounEdit

skinne f or m (definite singular skinna or skinnen, indefinite plural skinner, definite plural skinnene)

  1. a rail (on a railway or tramway)
Derived termsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skína

VerbEdit

skinne (imperative skinn, present tense skinner, simple past skinte or skein, past participle skint, present participle skinnende)

  1. to shine
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