Sjálf-skapaOld Norse Dictionary - sjálf-skapa
Meaning of Old Norse word "sjálf-skapa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ‘self-shaped,’ of one’s own -making; sums ertu s., some is of thy own making, thy own fault, Am. 64: in the phrase, sjálf-skapa-víti, n. pl., sjálfskapat víti, Ld. 140: any self-caused evil (það eru sjálskapa víti), for which no one is to blame but oneself.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛅᛚᚠ-ᛋᚴᛅᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)