Borrowing from Middle Low German schên, cognate with German geschehen, Dutch geschieden, Limburgish sji-jje and Norwegian skje.
ske (imperative ske, infinitive at ske, present tense sker, past tense skete, perfect tense er sket)
- happen, occur
- take place
- come about
- be done, be made
From Old Norse skeið (“(war) ship; sheath; reed, sley”), cognate with Norwegian skje, Swedish sked, German Scheide and Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌹𐌳𐌰𐌽 (skaidan).
ske c (singular definite skeen, plural indefinite skeer)
From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên.
ske (third person singular past indicative skeddi, third person plural past indicative skett, supine skett)
- (archaic, colloquial) to happen, occur
From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên
ske (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skeði, supine skeð)
- to happen, occur
- Hvernig getur svona skeð?
- How can something like this happen?
- rafsi of saske.
From Old Swedish ske, from Middle Low German schên. Cognate with Danish ske, Norwegian skje, German geschehen, Dutch geschieden, Limburgish sji-jje.
- to happen; in particular what happens during some extended period of time