Skamm-ær

Old Norse Dictionary - skamm-ær

Meaning of Old Norse word "skamm-ær" in English.

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

skamm-ær
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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
m.
masculine.
opp.
opposed.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Am.
Atla-mál. (A. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
Mkv.
Málshátta-kvæði. (A. III.)
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