DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *skalō, cognate with German Schale.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skalˀ/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ]

NounEdit

skal c (singular definite skallen, plural indefinite skaller)

  1. shell, valve
  2. skin, peel, rind
  3. skull
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skal(ˀ)/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ], [ˈsɡ̊al], [ˈsɡ̊a]

VerbEdit

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skalˀ/, [ˈsɡ̊alˀ]

VerbEdit

skal

  1. imperative of skalle

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the verb skula.

VerbEdit

skal

  • 1st and 3rd person singular present form of skula
  1. I, he, she, it shall, ought to
Usage notesEdit
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of skula (irregular)
infinitive skula
supine skulað
participle — —
present past
first singular skal skuldi
second singular skalt skuldi
third singular skal skuldi
plural skulu/skula skuldu
imperative
singular —!
plural —!

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skal.

NounEdit

skal n (genitive singular skals, plural skøl)

  1. shell, peel, rind, skin
DeclensionEdit
Declension of skal
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative skal skalið skøl skølini
accusative skal skalið skøl skølini
dative skali skalinum skølum skølunum
genitive skals skalsins skala skalanna
SynonymsEdit
HyponymsEdit

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

skal

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌻

IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

skal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of skulu
  2. third-person singular present indicative of skulu

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

skal

  1. present tense of skulle

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

skal n (definite singular skalet, indefinite plural skal, definite plural skala or skalene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by skall

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skal n (definite singular skalet, indefinite plural skal, definite plural skala)

  1. shell
    Krabben hadde nett skift skal.
    The crab had just gotten a new shell.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skal

  1. present tense of skulla and skulle

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (genitive plural of skala) skali

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skal f

  1. genitive plural of skala

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish skal, from Old Norse skel, from Proto-Germanic *skaljō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split, cleave). Compare Danish skæl, Dutch schaal, Dutch schil, English shale, English shell, German Schale, Norwegian skjell.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

skal n

  1. (uncountable and countable) shell (a hard covering)
  2. (usually uncountable) peel; outer layer or cover of a fruit or vegetable

DeclensionEdit

Declension of skal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skal skalet skal skalen
Genitive skals skalets skals skalens

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

skal (nominative plural skals)

  1. pot, cup

DeclensionEdit