As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. relief, of pain; ok þótti henni nekkverr skái verða á hverju dægri á sínum mætti, Bs. i. 352; varð engi skái á hans meini, 336; var fyrst með ská (= skáa acc.), it was at first with some relief, Þiðr. 248; cp. skána, skárri.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Þiðreks Saga. (G. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.