Complete Definition of "shin"

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English

Etymology 1
OE. scinu.

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Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank.

Synonyms
tibia

Translations
trans-top|front part of the leg below the knee
Czech: holeÅ f
Dutch: scheen f
Finnish: sääri
French: tibia m
German: Schienbein n
Hebrew: ש×ק (shok) m
Hungarian: t|hu|sípcsont
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Italian: stinco m
Japanese: è, è (ãã­, sune)
Korean: ì ê°ì´
Polish: goleÅ f
Portuguese: canela f
Serbian: golenjaÄa f, gnjat m, golen m
Spanish: canilla f, espinilla f, tibia f
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Verb
en-verb|shinn|ing

  1. UK To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like; -- used with up.

#: to shin up a mast

Synonyms
shinny US

Translations
trans-top|(UK) to climb a mast, tree, rope
Finnish: kivuta, kavuta, kiivetä
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Derived terms
shinny
shin bone
shin leaf
shin splints

Etymology 2
From Hebr..

Noun
en-noun

  1. The twenty first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, ש.

Japanese

Noun
ja-noun|r|hira=ãã

  1. ja-def|æ° new
  2. ja-def|å¿ heart
  3. ja-def|ç truth, genuine, veritable
  4. ja-def|è¯ core, heart

Prefix
ja-pos|r|prefix|hira=ãã

  1. ja-def|æ° new

Manx

Pronoun
infl|gv|pronoun

  1. context|personal pronoun we, us

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