sceaþa

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skaþô. Cognate with Old Saxon skaðo (Middle Low German scade), Dutch schade, Old High German skado (German Schaden), Old Norse skaði (Swedish skada).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sceaþa m (nominative plural sceaþan)

  1. one who injures; enemy, ravager
  2. warrior
  3. (rare) injury

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