Spanne

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: spanne and spänne

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German spanne, from Old High German spanna, from Proto-Germanic *spannō. Cognate with Dutch span, spanne, English span.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpanə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -anə

Noun[edit]

Spanne f (genitive Spanne, plural Spannen)

  1. span (space between the tips of the thumb and little finger)
    1. (historical) span (semi-standardised measure of length)
  2. span; period of time
  3. range; margin; spread (scope between two values, e.g. a mininum and a maximum)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]