Schiefer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schiver, from Old High German skivaro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃiːfɐ/
  • Homophone: schiefer (not in all speakers)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schiefer m (genitive Schiefers, plural Schiefer)

  1. shale, slate
  2. (Austria, Bavaria) small splinter (sharp piece of wood, etc.)
    sich einen Schiefer einziehen
    to get a wooden splinter into one's finger by accident

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