skilling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From skill (verb).

Verb[edit]

skilling

  1. present participle of skill

Etymology 2[edit]

From Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish skilling.

Noun[edit]

skilling (plural skillings)

  1. (historical) A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century. (A subdivision of the Swedish riksdaler, the Danish and Norwegian rigsdaler and speciedaler).

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare sheeling.

Noun[edit]

skilling (plural skillings)

  1. A bay of a barn.
    • 1844, James Atkinson, An Account of the State of Agriculture and Grazing in New South Wales
      The barn may be built with lean-to's or skillings all round []
  2. A small addition to a cottage.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skillingr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skelenɡ/, [ˈsɡ̊elˀeŋ]

Noun[edit]

skilling c (singular definite skillingen, plural indefinite skillinger)

  1. skilling (A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century.)

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skillingr, from Proto-Germanic *skillingaz. Akin to English shilling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skilling m (definite singular skillingen, indefinite plural skillingar, definite plural skillingane)

  1. shilling (A Scandinavian monetary unit and coin up to the 19th century.)
  2. a coin (any coin)
    • 1856, Ivar Aasen, Norske Ordsprog:
      Ein Skilling, som er spard, er tvo Gonger tent.
      A shilling that is saved, is twice earned.

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skillingr, from Proto-Germanic *skillingaz, the same source of English shilling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skilling c

  1. skilling (coin)

Declension[edit]

Declension of skilling 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skilling skillingen skillingar skillingarna
Genitive skillings skillingens skillingars skillingarnas