Schinken

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From Middle High German schinke, from Old High German scinco, from Proto-Germanic *skinkô, *skenkô (shank; thigh). Related to dialectal English skink (a shin of beef), Middle Dutch schenke (shin, hough, ham), Middle English schench (thigh; leg).

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Schinken m (genitive Schinkens, plural Schinken)

  1. ham, pork from the hindquarter
  2. (slang) hams, buttocks

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