scheren

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxeː.rə(n)/
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch scheren, from Old Dutch skeran, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Akin to Low German scheren, German scheren, West Frisian skeare, English shear, Danish skære.

Verb[edit]

scheren (past singular schoor, past participle geschoren)

  1. to shave
  2. to shear

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of scheren (strong)
infinitive scheren
past singular schoor
past participle geschoren
infinitive scheren
gerund scheren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular scheer schoor
2nd person sing. (jij) scheert schoor
2nd person sing. (u) scheert schoor
2nd person sing. (gij) scheert schoort
3rd person singular scheert schoor
plural scheren schoren
subjunctive sing.1 schere schore
subjunctive plur.1 scheren schoren
imperative sing. scheer
imperative plur.1 scheert
participles scherend geschoren
1) Archaic.

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Verb[edit]

scheren (past singular scheerde, past participle gescheerd)

  1. to skim, fleet; to go over something really quickly

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of scheren (weak)
infinitive scheren
past singular scheerde
past participle gescheerd
infinitive scheren
gerund scheren n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular scheer scheerde
2nd person sing. (jij) scheert scheerde
2nd person sing. (u) scheert scheerde
2nd person sing. (gij) scheert scheerde
3rd person singular scheert scheerde
plural scheren scheerden
subjunctive sing.1 schere scheerde
subjunctive plur.1 scheren scheerden
imperative sing. scheer
imperative plur.1 scheert
participles scherend gescheerd
1) Archaic.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German skeran, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). Akin to Low German scheren, Dutch scheren, West Frisian skeare, English shear, Danish skære.

Verb[edit]

scheren (class 4 strong, third-person singular simple present schert, past tense schor, past participle geschoren, past subjunctive schörte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, sheep) to shear
  2. (transitive, hedge) to clip; to prune
  3. (transitive, hair) to cut; to trim
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

scheren (third-person singular simple present schert, past tense scherte, past participle geschert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to bother (someone); to trouble (someone)
  2. (reflexive, colloquial, with "um") to care (about something); to mind (something)
  3. (reflexive, colloquial) to scram; to beat it (normally as 'wegscheren')