Schiff

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schif, from Old High German skif. The sense nave is a semantic loan from Latin nāvis.

Cognate with Low German Schipp, West Frisian skip, Dutch schip, Yiddish שיף(shif), English ship, Danish skib, Swedish skepp. Related also to Lithuanian skiẽbti (to rip up), Latvian škibît (to cut, lop).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪf/
  • Rhymes: -ɪf
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schiff n (genitive Schiffes or Schiffs, plural Schiffe, diminutive Schiffchen n or Schifflein n)

  1. (nautical) ship
    Synonym: Boot
  2. (architecture) nave
    Synonym: Kirchenschiff

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schif, from Old High German skif.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schiff n (plural Schiff)

  1. ship

Further reading[edit]