sker

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. present of ske (to happen)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sker, from Proto-Germanic *skarją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sker n (genitive singular skers, plural sker)

  1. (nautical, geography) skerry, reef

Declension[edit]

Declension of sker
n22 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sker skerið sker skerini
accusative sker skerið sker skerini
dative skeri skerinum skerjum, skerum skerjunum, skerunum
genitive skers skersins skerja skerjanna

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. he, she, it cuts; third-person singular present of skera (to cut)
  2. cut! imperative of skera

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of skera (group v-54)
infinitive skera
supine skorið
participle (a26)1 skerandi skorin
present past
first singular skeri skar
second singular skert skart
third singular sker skar
plural skera skóru
imperative
singular sker!
plural skerið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sker, from Proto-Germanic *skarją. Compare Middle Low German schere, German Schere (gap), Old English scorian (to project; jut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sker n (genitive singular skers, nominative plural sker)

  1. reef, rock, skerry

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skarją. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Noun[edit]

sker n (genitive plural skerja)

  1. rock in the sea, skerry
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Scots: skerry
  • Icelandic: sker
  • Faroese: sker
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: skjer
  • Norwegian Bokmål: skjær
  • Swedish: skär
  • Danish: skær
  • Old Norman: esquet, équet

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. inflection of skera:
    1. first-person singular present indicative active
    2. second-person singular imperative active

References[edit]

  • sker in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch scheuren.

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. to rip

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch scheren (to shave).

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. to shave

Adjective[edit]

sker

  1. In marble games, having lost and being unable to pay marbles due to having ran out of marbles completely.

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sker

  1. present tense of ske.

Anagrams[edit]