schaar

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See also: Schaar

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sxaːr/
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  • Hyphenation: schaar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch scare, schere, from Old Dutch *skāri, originally a plural form.

Noun[edit]

schaar f (plural scharen, diminutive schaartje n)

  1. pair of scissors
  2. claw (e.g. of a crab)
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: skêr
    • Sotho: sekere
    • Xhosa: isikere
  • Papiamentu: skèr

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

schaar f (plural scharen, diminutive schaartje n)

  1. Alternative form of schare.

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

schaar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scharen
  2. imperative of scharen