schei

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from spelling pronunciation of German Scheidemünze (divisional coin), borne on Austrian currency circulating in Lombardy–Venetia. Cognate with Venetian schèi (also singular schèo) and Lombard sghej.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈskɛj/
  • Rhymes: -ɛj
  • Hyphenation: schèi

Noun[edit]

schei m pl (plural only)

  1. (Venice or humorous) money
    Synonyms: soldi, denaro, quattrini, grana, palanche

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German schiuhe, alternative form of schiehe, from Proto-West Germanic *skeuh. Cognate with German scheu, Dutch schuw, English shy.

Adjective[edit]

schei (masculine scheien, neuter scheit, comparative méi schei, superlative am scheisten)

  1. shy
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

schei

  1. second-person singular imperative of scheien