As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
skaði Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) scathe, harm, damage (gøra e-m skaða); verða fyrir sköðum, to suffer losses;
- 2) loss in a person; þótti henni mikill s. eptir mann sinn, she felt she had a great loss in her husband;
- 3) death, = bani; veita e-m skaða, to slay, kill; verða e-m at skaða, to be the death of one.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚦᛁ
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