skelet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See scelet and skeleton.

Noun[edit]

skelet (plural skelets)

  1. (obsolete) A skeleton.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for skelet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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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 (indefinite plural skeletë, definite singular 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. (figuratively) frame, skeleton (supporting frame of an inanimate or non-animal object or entity)

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  • Afrikaans: skelet

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

skèlet m (Cyrillic spelling скѐлет)

  1. (anatomy) skeleton

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