Kamin

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See also: kamin and kamiń

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kamîn, from Old High German kemîn, from Latin camīnus. Compare English chimney.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈmiːn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kamin m (genitive Kamins, plural Kamine)

  1. fireplace
    Synonyms: Herd (dated), Cheminée (Switzerland)
  2. (regional) chimney
    Synonym: Schornstein

Usage notes[edit]

In order to specify the sense “fireplace” as opposed to “chimney”, the former can be referred to as offener Kamin.

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bulgarian: комин (komin)
  • Czech: komín
  • Japanese: カミン (kamin)
  • Polish: komin
  • Russian: камин (kamin)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: камин
    Latin: kamin
  • Slovak: komín
  • Slovene: kamin
  • Ukrainian: комин (komyn)

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Kamin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かみん
  2. Rōmaji transcription of カミン