Skrök-semdOld Norse Dictionary - skrök-semd
Meaning of Old Norse word "skrök-semd" (or skrǫk-semd) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skrök-semd (skrǫk-semd)
- f. a story, falsehood, Thom. 448, Magn. 484.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skrök-semd may be more accurately written as skrǫk-semd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚱᚢᚴ-ᛋᛁᛘᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)