skinka

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Low German schinke, from Middle Low German schinke, from Old Saxon skinka, from Proto-West Germanic *skinkō. Cognate with Swedish skinka.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skinka f (genitive singular skinku, nominative plural skinkur)

  1. (countable or uncountable) ham (a cured leg of a swine, or other similar cured pork)
  2. (slang) a Caucasian girl that has an abnormal amount of tan resulting from sunbathing or the use of tanning beds; confer the Japanese ガングロ (ganguro, "black face girls")

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

skinka m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of skinke

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

skinka f

  1. definite singular of skinke

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German schinke, from Middle Low German schinke, from Old Saxon skinka, from Proto-West Germanic *skinkō. Cognate with Icelandic skinka.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skinka c

  1. ham
    Jag äter smörgåsar med skinka som pålägg.
    I eat sandwiches with ham as a topping.
  2. buttock
    Min vänstra skinka gör ont.
    My left buttock hurts.

Declension[edit]

Declension of skinka 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skinka skinkan skinkor skinkorna
Genitive skinkas skinkans skinkors skinkornas