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shin

noun uk   /ʃɪn/ us  
[C] the front part of your leg between your knee and your foot: She's got a nasty bruise on her shin. [C or U] a joint (= large piece) of meat from the lower leg of a cow: a shin of beef

shin

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ʃɪn/ (-nn-) ( US also shinny) us  
to climb something such as a tree, using your hands and legs to move along quickly: Several of us shinned up lampposts so that we could see over the crowd.
Translations of “shin”
in Korean 정강이…
in Arabic قَصَبة السّاق…
in French le devant du tibia…
in Turkish incik kemiği, kaval kemiği…
in Italian stinco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脛,脛部, 牛的小腿肉…
in Russian голень…
in Polish goleń…
in Spanish espinilla…
in Portuguese canela…
in German das Schienenbein…
in Catalan canyella…
in Japanese 向こうずね, すね…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胫,胫部, 牛的小腿肉…
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