skelet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See scelet and skeleton.

Noun[edit]

skelet (plural skelets)

  1. (obsolete) A skeleton.

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch skelet, from German Skelett, from Ancient Greek σκελετός (skeletós, dried up, withered, dried body, parched, mummy), from σκελλώ (skellṓ, to dry, dry up, to make dry, to parch), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelh₁- (to parch, wither).

Noun[edit]

skelet (plural skelette, diminutive skeletjie)

  1. skeleton
    Synonym: geraamte

Albanian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skelet m (plural skeletë, definite skeleti, definite plural skeletët)

  1. skeleton

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Skelett, from Ancient Greek σκελετός (skeletós, dried up, withered, dried body, parched, mummy), from σκελλώ (skellṓ, to dry, dry up, to make dry, to parch), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelh₁- (to parch, wither).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skəˈlɛt/, /skeːˈlɛt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ske‧let
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun[edit]

skelet n (plural skeletten, diminutive skeletje n)

  1. skeleton (support structure of an organism; ensemble of animal bones)
    Synonym: geraamte
  2. (figurative) frame, skeleton (supporting frame of an inanimate or non-animal object or entity)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: skelet
  • Papiamentu: skelèt, skalet

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

skèlet m (Cyrillic spelling скѐлет)

  1. (anatomy) skeleton

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