ski

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See also: Ski, -ski, and ски

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian ski, related to Old Norse skíð (stick of wood, snowshoe), from Proto-Germanic *skīdą (stick), from Proto-Indo-European *skey- (to cut, split) (see also shed). Cognate with Old English sċid (stick of wood) (Modern English shide), Old High German skit (Modern German Scheit (log)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skiː/
    • (file)
  • (UK, rare) IPA(key): /ʃiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː

Noun[edit]

ski (plural skis)

  1. one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow or water
  2. (aviation) one of a pair of long flat runners under some flying machines, used for landing

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Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: スキー (sukī)
  • Korean: 스키 (seuki)
  • Portuguese: esqui
  • Okinawan: スキー
  • Thai: สกี (sà-gii)

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Verb[edit]

ski (third-person singular simple present skis or skies, present participle skiing, simple past and past participle skied)

  1. (intransitive) to move on skis
  2. (transitive) to travel over (a slope etc.) on skis; to travel on skis at (a place), (especially as a sport)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian ski

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ski m (plural ski's, diminutive skietje n)

  1. a ski

Verb[edit]

ski

  1. first-person singular present indicative of skiën
  2. imperative of skiën

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian ski.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ski m (plural skis)

  1. (countable) ski
  2. (uncountable) skiing (sport)
    faire du skigo skiing

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ski

  1. Alternative form of sky

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian ski.

Noun[edit]

ski m

  1. skiing

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skíð (snowshoe, billet), from Proto-Germanic *skīdą (billet).

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Noun[edit]

ski m or f (definite singular skien or skia, indefinite plural ski or skier, definite plural skiene or skia)

  1. a ski
    gå på ski (plural)to ski

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Descendants[edit]

All are borrowed.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skíð

Noun[edit]

ski f (definite singular skia, indefinite plural ski or skier, definite plural skia or skiene)

  1. a ski
    gå på ski (plural)to ski

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ski m (plural skis)

  1. Alternative form of esqui

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skíð.

Noun[edit]

ski n

  1. The left ski (right is called annar or ander.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Icelandic skjár, Faroese skíggi.

Noun[edit]

ski f

  1. Thin membrane between the meat and skin.
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