As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. part. of hasty disposition, Sturl. iii. 123, Nj. 219, v. l., Fas. iii. 520: mod. skap-bráðr, hot-tempered.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛅᚦ-ᛋᚴᛅᛒᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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