saks

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See also: Saks, sāks, säks, and saks.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse sax n (sword), sǫx n pl (scissors), from Proto-Germanic *sahsą (sword).

Noun[edit]

saks c (singular definite saksen, plural indefinite sakse)

  1. pair of scissors
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

saks

  1. imperative of sakse

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Norse, or German Sachse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saks (genitive saksa, partitive saksa)

  1. An upper class person, lord.
  2. (dated) A German person.

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sǫx (plural of sax)

Noun[edit]

saks f or m (definite singular saksa or saksen, indefinite plural sakser, definite plural saksene)

  1. (a pair of) scissors

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse sǫx, plural of sax n.

Noun[edit]

saks f (definite singular saksa, indefinite plural sakser, definite plural saksene)

  1. (a pair of) scissors
  2. a foot trap that shuts when stepped on
  3. shears
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

saks

  1. imperative of saksa

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse sax n. Akin to Etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

saks n (definite singular sakset, indefinite plural saks, definite plural saksa)

  1. a large knife

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

saks m (definite singular saksen, indefinite plural saksar, definite plural saksane)

  1. (music) clipping of saksofon (saxophone)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

saks

  1. indefinite genitive singular of sak

Anagrams[edit]