As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. (-æ, -ætt), short-lived; s. sigr, Fms. ii. 10 (Fs. 90); skamæ lýti, Mkv. 19; skammætt ríki, short-lived power, opp. to everlasting, 677. 7: Teitr varð skammær, Fms. vii. 40; munum skammæir, Am. 29 (Bugge).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᛘᛘ-ᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Málshátta-kvæði. (A. III.)
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