As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skerpa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. t, to sharpen.
- 2. u, f. [skarpr], sharpness: = skorpa, lota, með fyrstu skerpu, in the first charge, onslaught. Thom. 482.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚱᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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