See also: Skara, skári, skära, and skåra

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skara (to rake, scrape), related to skera (to cut).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skara (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skaraði, supine skarað)

  1. (of a fire) to poke or stoking
    Skara í eldinn.
    To poke the fire.
    To stoke the fire.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

skara

  1. indefinite accusative singular of skari
  2. indefinite dative singular of skari
  3. indefinite genitive singular of skari
  4. indefinite accusative plural of skari
  5. indefinite genitive plural of skari

LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skarà f (plural skãros) stress pattern 4

  1. scarf, shawl

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “skara” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

skara n

  1. definite plural of skar

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse skara.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

skara (present tense skarar, past tense skara, past participle skara, passive infinitive skarast, present participle skarande, imperative skar)

  1. (transitive) to put or place in a dense row or crowd
  2. (intransitive) to congregate, walk together
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to gather and drop ashes upon embers
Usage notesEdit
  • This is a split infinitive verb.

Etymology 2Edit

From skar (snuff of a candle).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

skara (present tense skarar, past tense skara, past participle skara, passive infinitive skarast, present participle skarande, imperative skar)

  1. to remove the snuff (i.e. the burnt part) of the wick
Usage notesEdit
  • This is a split infinitive verb.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

skara n

  1. definite plural of skar

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

skara

  1. (transitive) to poke, rake
  2. (transitive) to cover closely
    skip skarat skǫldum
    a ship set with shields from stem to stern
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: skara
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: skara, skare

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

skara

  1. accusative/dative/genitive singular indefinite of skari m
  2. accusative/genitive plural indefinite of skari m

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skǫr, from Proto-Germanic *skarō (division, portion).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

skara c

  1. troop; an orderly crowd

DeclensionEdit

Declension of skara 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skara skaran skaror skarorna
Genitive skaras skarans skarors skarornas

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