See also: -ške

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sɡ̊eˀ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːˀ

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle Low German schēn, from Proto-Germanic *skehaną (to move quickly, emerge). Cognate with German geschehen and Dutch geschieden. Norwegian skje and Swedish skje were also borrowed from Low German.

VerbEdit

ske (imperative ske, infinitive at ske, present tense sker, past tense skete, perfect tense er sket)

  1. be
  2. happen, occur
  3. take place
  4. come about
  5. be done, be made
DescendantsEdit
  • Faroese: ske
  • Icelandic: ske

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse skeið f (reed, sley), from Proto-Germanic *skaiþiz (sheath, covering), which is also continued by the Danish noun skede (sheath) (an old plural, cf. Old Norse skeiðir f pl (sheath)). Cognate with Norwegian skje (spoon) and skjede (sheeath), Swedish sked (spoon), German Scheide (sheath) and English sheath.

NounEdit

ske c (singular definite skeen, plural indefinite skeer)

  1. spoon
  2. ladle
  3. trowel
InflectionEdit

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ske (third person singular past indicative skeddi, third person plural past indicative skett, supine skett)

  1. (archaic, colloquial) to happen, occur

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish ske, from Middle Low German schên

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ske (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skeði, supine skeð)

  1. to happen, occur
    Hvernig getur svona skeð?
    How can something like this happen?

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ske

  1. Alternative form of sky

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish ske, from Middle Low German schên. Cognate with Danish ske, Norwegian skje, German geschehen, Dutch geschieden, Limburgish sji-jje.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ske

  1. to happen; in particular what happens during some extended period of time

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