skal

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skalō, cognate with German Schale.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skalˀ/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ]

Noun[edit]

skal c (singular definite skallen, plural indefinite skaller)

  1. shell, valve
  2. skin, peel, rind
  3. skull
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skal(ˀ)/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ], [ˈsɡ̊al], [ˈsɡ̊a]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skalˀ/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. imperative of skalle

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb skula.

Verb[edit]

skal

  • 1st and 3rd person singular present form of skula
  1. I, he, she, it shall, ought to
Usage notes[edit]
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of skula (irregular)
infinitive skula
supine skulað
participle — —
present past
first singular skal skuldi
second singular skalt skuldi
third singular skal skuldi
plural skulu/skula skuldu
imperative
singular —!
plural —!

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skal.

Noun[edit]

skal n (genitive singular skals, plural skøl)

  1. shell, peel, rind, skin
Declension[edit]
Declension of skal
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative skal skalið skøl skølini
accusative skal skalið skøl skølini
dative skali skalinum skølum skølunum
genitive skals skalsins skala skalanna
Synonyms[edit]
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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

skal

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌻

Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of skulu
  2. third-person singular present indicative of skulu

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal n (definite singular skalet, indefinite plural skal, definite plural skala or skalene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by skall

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal n (definite singular skalet, indefinite plural skal, definite plural skala)

  1. shell
    Krabben hadde nett skift skal.
    The crab had just gotten a new shell.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

skal

  1. present tense of skulla and skulle

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (genitive plural of skala) skali

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal f

  1. genitive plural of skala

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish skal, from Old Norse skel, from Proto-Germanic *skaljō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split, cleave). Compare Danish skæl, Dutch schaal, Dutch schil, English shale, English shell, German Schale, Norwegian skjell.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

skal n

  1. (uncountable and countable) shell (a hard covering)
  2. (usually uncountable) peel; outer layer or cover of a fruit or vegetable

Declension[edit]

Declension of skal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skal skalet skal skalen
Genitive skals skalets skals skalens

Related terms[edit]

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

skal (nominative plural skals)

  1. pot, cup

Declension[edit]