scheer etymology

Dutch word scheer comes from Proto-Indo-European *sker-, and later Proto-Germanic *skeraną (To shear.)

Detailed word origin of scheer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*sker- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) cut, to turn, bend, to bend, turn, shear, to twist, bend, dung, manure
*skeraną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To shear.
skera Old Norse (non) To cut.
skjære Norwegian Bokmål (nob) As a reflexive verb: Fail to work, fall apart. To cut with a knife or a similar tool, to slice. To cut with a sharp-edged instrument. To gnash. To intersect. To penetrate, carve, cut through. To pierce. To swerve, sheer The European magpie (Pica pica).
sker Old Norse (non)
scheer Dutch (nld) Skerry (small rocky island).

Words with the same origin as scheer

Descendants of *sker-
concurreren effect examen executie gastheer haai haar haard harnas heer heerlijk heerschappij herberg hert hertog jongeheer koers krant mijnheer rap rapen roep roepen roeping schaamhaar