来自古英语 scinu,胫，胫骨，来自 Proto-Germanic*skino,薄片，来自 PIE*skei,切，分开，词 源同 sheathe,science.比喻用法，引申词义用腿爬，攀爬。
- shin: [OE] Shin has Germanic relatives in German schiene ‘thin plate’, Dutch schen ‘shin’, Swedish skena ‘shin’, and Danish skinne ‘splint’. Its underlying meaning seems to be ‘thin piece’. The first record of its use as a verb, meaning ‘climb with the hands and legs’, comes from the early 19th century.
- shin (n.)
- Old English scinu "shin, fore part of the lower leg," from Proto-Germanic *skino "thin piece" (cognates: Dutch scheen, Old High German scina, German Schienbein "shin, shinbones"), from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Shin splints is attested from 1930.
- shin (v.)
- "to climb by using arms and legs" (originally a nautical word), 1829, from shin (n.). Related: Shinned; shinning.
- 1. He made a remarkable recovery from a shin injury.
- 2. He sheathed the knife and strapped it to his shin.
- 3. He had the words "Angie loves Ian" tattooed on his left shin.
- 4. I barked my shin on a tree stump.
- 5. The horse kicked him on the shin.
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