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"Hvordan skjærer dere kjøttet?"

Translation:How do you cut the meat?

July 11, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/McColl34

En stor skarp kniv.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/larlyssa

What is the difference between å skjære and å klippe?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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  • 195

It depends on what tool you're using. You can 'klippe' with scissors or some machines(lawn mowers, hedge trimmers), but not with a knife, which you'd use to cut meat. So in this case you would use 'skjære'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/r2p2d2

I understand skjær as "shear" like the engineering shear forces. Klipp is clip in english.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fveldig
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  • 195

I'm not entirely sure if that's a good way of understanding the difference between skjære/klippe...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/renska

I think "clip" is more like "cut" done with scissors. Whereas "cut" is more like "slice" (a knife can cut, slice, or carve; scissors can only cut)

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