ske

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Low German schên, cognate with German geschehen, Dutch geschieden, Limburgish sji-jje and Norwegian skje.

Verb[edit]

ske ‎(imperative ske, infinitive at ske, present tense sker, past tense skete, perfect tense er sket)

  1. be
  2. happen, occur
  3. take place
  4. come about
  5. be done, be made

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skeið ‎((war) ship; sheath; reed, sley), cognate with Norwegian skje, Swedish sked, German Scheide and Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌹𐌳𐌰𐌽 ‎(skaidan).

Noun[edit]

ske c (singular definite skeen, plural indefinite skeer)

  1. spoon
  2. ladle
  3. trowel
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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên.

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Verb[edit]

ske ‎(third person singular past indicative skeddi, third person plural past indicative skett, supine skett)

  1. (archaic, colloquial) to happen, occur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên

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Verb[edit]

ske ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skeði, supine skeð)

  1. to happen, occur
    Hvernig getur svona skeð?
    How can something like this happen?

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Rafsi[edit]

ske

  1. rafsi of saske.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ske, from Middle Low German schên. Cognate with Danish ske, Norwegian skje, German geschehen, Dutch geschieden, Limburgish sji-jje.

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Verb[edit]

ske

  1. to happen; in particular what happens during some extended period of time

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