skib

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skip (ship), from Proto-Germanic *skipą. Cognate with English ship and German Schiff

The meaning "nave" is influenced by German Schiff, which is a loan translation of Medieval Latin navis (ship, nave). It have arisen through a confusion of two Greek words: ναῦς (naûs, ship) and ναός (naós, temple, nave)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɡ̊iˀb̥], (archaic, dialect) [ˈsɡ̊iwˀ]

Noun[edit]

skib n (singular definite skibet, plural indefinite skibe)

  1. ship, boat, vessel
  2. nave, aisle

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