Old Norse Dictionary - skakka

Meaning of Old Norse word "skakka" in English.

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

að, to balance; in the phrase, skakka með e-m, or. skakka milli þeirra, to interfere between fighters, Fas. iii. 93, Þórð. 52; as also, skakka leik, to interfere between two combatants so as to decide the matter.

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

Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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