schedel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schedele, from Old Dutch skēthila, *skeithila (part, crown, crest, summit), from Proto-Germanic *skaidilō (part in the hair, top, crown, crest, summit), from Proto-Indo-European *skÁit- (to cut, part, separate). Cognate with German Scheitel (part, crest, apex).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxeː.dəl/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sche‧del
  • Rhymes: -eːdəl

Noun[edit]

schedel m (plural schedels, diminutive schedeltje n)

  1. skull
  2. death's-head
  3. mound's crest or crown

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  • Afrikaans: skedel

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