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

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

Verb[edit]

skera

  1. to cut, shear

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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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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