skêr

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch schaar, perhaps from the variant scheer, from Middle Dutch scare, schere, from Old Dutch *skāri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skɛːr/, [skɛ̞ːɾ]

Noun[edit]

skêr (plural skêre)

  1. scissors

Descendants[edit]

  • Sotho: sekere
  • Xhosa: isikere

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