skal

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Old High German scāla (shell, scale, bowl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skal/, [sɡ̊alˀ]

Noun[edit]

skal c (singular definite skallen, plural indefinite skaller)

  1. shell, valve
  2. skin, peel, rind
  3. skull
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See skulle (should).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Etymology 3[edit]

See skalle (peel, flake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skal/, [sɡ̊alˀ]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. Imperative of skalle.

Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  • 1st and 3rd person singular present form of skula
  1. I, he, she, it shall, ought to

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]


Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

skal

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌻

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal n (definite singular skalet, indefinite plural skal, definite plural skala)

  1. shell
    Krabben hadde nett skift skal.
    The crab had just gotten a new shell.

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulla and skulle

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal n

  1. (uncountable and countable) shell (a hard covering)
  2. (usually uncountable) peel; outer layer or cover of a fruit or vegetable

Declension[edit]