Old Norse Dictionary - ættar-skömm

Meaning of Old Norse word "ættar-skömm" (or ættar-skǫmm) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

ættar-skömm (ættar-skǫmm)
f. a family disgrace (of a person), Bárð. 181.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ættar-skömm may be more accurately written as ættar-skǫmm.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛏᛏᛅᚱ-ᛋᚴᚢᛘᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
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