scheren

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From Middle Dutch scheren, from Old Dutch skeran, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Akin to Low German scheren, German scheren, West Frisian skeare, English shear, Danish skære.

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scheren (past singular schoor, past participle geschoren)

  1. to shave
  2. to shear

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scheren (past singular scheerde, past participle gescheerd)

  1. to skim, fleet; to go over something really quickly

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German skeran, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Akin to Low German scheren, Dutch scheren, West Frisian skeare, English shear, Danish skære.

Verb[edit]

scheren (class 4 strong, third-person singular simple present schert, past tense schor, past participle geschoren, past subjunctive schörte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, sheep) to shear
  2. (transitive, hedge) to clip; to prune
  3. (transitive, hair) to cut; to trim
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scheren (third-person singular simple present schert, past tense scherte, past participle geschert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to bother (someone); to trouble (someone)
  2. (reflexive, colloquial, with "um") to care (about something); to mind (something)
  3. (reflexive, colloquial) to scram; to beat it (normally as 'wegscheren')