skjere

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

skjere (present tense skjer, past tense skar, past participle skore, passive infinitive skjerast, present participle skjerande, imperative skjer)

  1. to cut
    Han skar av tauet med kniven.
    He cut the rope with his knife.
  2. to cross (meet), intersect
    Desse linene er parallelle og skjer kvarandre aldri.
    These lines are parallel and never cross each other.

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