As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
skirra Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ða, -ðr), v.
- 1) to frighten (cf. skjarr), with acc.;
- 2) to prevent, avert, with dat. (s. vandræðum);
- 3) refl., ~st e-t, við e-t, to shrink from, shun.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚱᚱᛅ
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