skära

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See also: skara and skåra

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse skera (to cut), from Proto-Germanic *skeraną (to shear), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Verb[edit]

skära

  1. to cut; to perform an incision
  2. to cut; to make reductions in a budget
  3. to cut; to divide something with e.g. a knife
  4. (reflexive) to cut oneself; to accidentally (or intentionally) hurt oneself with a sharp object
  5. (reflexive) (about e.g. milk or a sauce) to curdle
  6. (geometry) to cut; to intersect; to cross.
  7. (archaic) to purify, to cleanse one's soul
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Synonyms[edit]
  • (to perform an incision): snitta

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skära c

  1. a sickle
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Adjective[edit]

skära

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of skär