scheenbeen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxeːn.beːn/
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Etymology[edit]

scheen(shin) + been(bone). Compare German Schienbein, English shinbone, Danish skinneben, Swedish skenben.

Noun[edit]

scheenbeen n ‎(plural scheenbenen, diminutive scheenbeentje n)

  1. (anatomy) tibia (bone of the leg)
  2. (by extension)? shin, the front of a vertebrate leg beneath the knee

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