skåda

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: skada

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

skåda (present skådar, preterite skådade, supine skådat, imperative skåda)

  1. (archaic, poetic) to watch, to behold
    • 1891, Viktor Rydberg, Betlehems stjärna (Christmas song)
      Herden, som sover trött, barnet, som slumrar sött, vakna vid underbar korus av röster, skåda en härligt klar stjärna i öster
      The shepherd, sleeping tired, the child, dozing sweetly, wake at a wonderful chorus of voices, see a lovely bright star in the East
    skåda inte en given häst i munnen
    don't look a gift horse in the mouth

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Today mainly present as last term in compounds, in the form of -skådare, "watcher" in the meaning of "someone who looks at". See under "Derived terms".

Derived terms[edit]