skera

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skera, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Verb[edit]

skera (third person singular past indicative skar, third person plural past indicative skóru, supine skorið)

  1. to cut

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 skera, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

skera (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative skar, third-person plural past indicative skáru, supine skorið)

  1. to cut, slice, sever
  2. to chisel
  3. to carve
  4. to intersect
  5. (rare) to guillotine

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Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *skeran, from Proto-Germanic *skeraną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Verb[edit]

skera

  1. to cut, shear

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: schääre, skääre
  • West Frisian: skeare, skarre

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skeraną, whence also Old English scieran, Old Frisian skera, Old Saxon sceran, Old High German skeran. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).

Verb[edit]

skera (singular past indicative skar, plural past indicative skáru, past participle skorinn)

  1. to cut

Conjugation[edit]

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References[edit]

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