spanne

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See also: Spanne and spänne

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spanne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of spannen

German[edit]

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spanne

  1. inflection of spannen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

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spanne

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Italian[edit]

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spanne f

  1. plural of spanna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English spann, from Proto-West Germanic *spannu, from Proto-Germanic *spānnõ, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pend- (to stretch). The final vowel is generalised from the Old English inflected forms.

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spanne (plural spannes)

  1. A span (unit of measure).
  2. A specific measure of volume that corresponds to the quantity that fits in a person's hands while cupped.

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  • English: span
  • Scots: span

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