skava

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skafa, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ- (to scratch).

Verb[edit]

skava (present skaver, preterite skavde, supine skavt, imperative skav)

  1. to rub, to scrape
    Mina skor skaver.
    My shoes are rubbing.
    den siste bullen, som bakas af det, som skafves från kanterna af baktråg
    the last bun, which is baked from that [dough], which is scraped from the edges of troughs

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