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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skjera n

  1. plural definite of skjer

Etymology 2Edit

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

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PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

skjera ‎(present tense skjer, past tense skar, past participle skore, present participle skjerande, imperative skjer)

  1. to cut
    Han skar av tauet med kniven.
    He cut the rope with his knife.
  2. to cross (meet), intersect
    Desse linene er parallelle og skjer kvarandre aldri.
    These lines are parallel and never cross each other.

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