schiera

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan esquiera, from Old French eschiere[1], ultimately from Proto-Germanic *skarō, whence also Old English scearu, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to part; split; cut off; sever; divide). Compare German Schar (troop).

Noun[edit]

schiera f (plural schiere)

  1. rank (line of soldiers)

Verb[edit]

schiera

  1. third-person singular present indicative of schierare
  2. second-person singular imperative of schierare

References[edit]

  1. ^ schiera in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana