skina

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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’.

Noun[edit]

skina f

  1. a small plate covering a keyhole
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

skina f

  1. peritoneum
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Etymology 3[edit]

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’.

Noun[edit]

skina f

  1. (dialectal) whiting (Merlangius merlangus)
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Etymology 4[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

skina (weak conjugation: skinaðiskinað)

  1. to go crazy, be driven mad
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Etymology 5[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

skina f

  1. thin and rather liquid excrement; diarrheic feces

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

  • Chinese: iin [yǐng]
  • English: sinam — cinema
  • Hindi: sinemaसिनेमा [sinēmā]
  • Spanish: sine — cine
  • Russian: kino — кино [kino]
  • Arabic: sinima

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

skina (rafsi kin)

  1. cinema; x1 is a cinema/movie/film about x2 (plot/theme/subject/activity) by filmmaker x3 for audience x4.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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 shines today.

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skinō. Cognate with Old English scinu (English shin), Dutch scheen, Old High German scina (German Schiene (thin plate)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skina f

  1. shin

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

skina

  1. to shine

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