Gneis

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See also: gneis, gnéis, and gneiss

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gneist (spark), from Old High German gneisto (spark).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡnaɪ̯s]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

Noun[edit]

Gneis m (genitive Gneises, plural Gneise)

  1. (geology) gneiss

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: gneiss

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