Skorpion

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See also: skorpion, škorpion, and škorpión

German[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German scorpiōn, schorpiōn, relatinised variants of older schorpe, from Old High German scorpio, from Latin scorpio, from Ancient Greek σκορπίων (skorpíōn), variant of σκορπίος (skorpíos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skɔrˈpi̯oːn/, [skɔʁˈpjoːn], [skɔɐ̯-], [skɔ-], [-piˈoːn]
  • Trisyllabic pronunciation is very rare.
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Noun[edit]

Skorpion m (strong or mixed, genitive Skorpions, plural Skorpione or (now less common) Skorpionen)

  1. scorpion (arachnid of order Scorpiones)
  2. scorpio (one born in the sign of Scorpio)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The predominant plural is Skorpione. The form Skorpionen has become rare in edited prose, but may still be heard as a variant in speech.

Related terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Skorpion m (proper noun, strong, genitive Skorpions)

  1. (astronomy) Scorpio, a constellation
  2. (astrology) Scorpio, a Zodiac sign used in astrology

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Skorpion” in Duden online
  • Skorpion” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Skorpion m (plural Skorpion)

  1. scorpion

Further reading[edit]


Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Skorpion f (plural Skorpionen)

  1. scorpion

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Skorpion m anim

  1. (astronomy) Scorpio, a constellation
  2. (astrology) Scorpio, a Zodiac sign used in astrology

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

Skorpion m pers or m anim

  1. (colloquial) Scorpio (someone with a Scorpio star sign)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Zodiac signs in Polish (layout · text)
Green Aries emoji.svg Green Taurus emoji.svg Green Gemini emoji.svg Green Cancer emoji.svg
Baran ♈︎ Byk ♉︎ Bliźnięta ♊︎ Rak ♋︎
Green Leo emoji.svg Green Virgo emoji.svg Green Libra emoji.svg Green Scorpio emoji.svg
Lew ♌︎ Panna ♍︎ Waga ♎︎ Skorpion ♏︎
Green Sagittarius emoji.svg Green Capricorn emoji.svg Green Aquarius emoji.svg Green Pisces emoji.svg
Strzelec ♐︎ Koziorożec ♑︎ Wodnik ♒︎ Ryby ♓︎

Further reading[edit]

  • Skorpion in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Skorpion in Polish dictionaries at PWN