SkjómiOld Norse Dictionary - skjómi
Meaning of Old Norse word "skjómi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skjómi Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. [Ivar Aasen skjoma = to flicker], a flickering light.
- 2. metaph., skjómi daltangar, the ‘ray of the hand,’ i. e. a drawn sword, Landn. (in a verse): a sword, Lex. Poët.: a nickname, Fb. iii.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛘᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.