schember

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dschember, from *gimberu,[1] from Raetic *gimru ~ cimru (compare Ladin zirm, círum)[2].

Proper noun[edit]

schember m

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) Arolla pine, Pinus cembra

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Planta, Rätisches Namenbuch, vol. 2, s.v. "gimberu" (Zürich: 1985), 162.
  2. ^ Johannes Kramer et al., Vocabulario anpezan, 4 vols. (Gerbrunn: 1982-8), 397.