SkaraOld Icelandic Dictionary - skara
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "skara" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
skara Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to poke, rake; s. eld, to poke the fire; with dat., þeiri ösku sköruðu þeir allri út, they raked all the ashes out; hann ~ði til spjótskaptinu, he poked with the spear-shaft;
- 2) to set or cover closely; skip ~t skjöldum, a ship set with shields from stem to stern.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚱᛅ
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