Span

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See also: span, SPAN, spàn, spân, spãn, špan, and Spāņ

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spān, from Old High German spān(chip of wood, shaving), from Proto-Germanic *spēnuz(chip, shaving). Cognate with Old English spōn(piece of wood, chip). More at spoon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Span m ‎(genitive Spans or Spanes, plural Späne)

  1. chip
  2. shaving
  3. clipping

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Span in Duden online