sceaft

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skaftaz. Cognate with Old Frisian sceft, Old Saxon scaft, Old Dutch skaft (Dutch schacht), Old High German scaft (German Schaft), Old Norse skaft (Swedish skaft). Extra Germanic cognates include Albanian shkop (stick).

Noun[edit]

sceaft m (nominative plural sceaftas)

  1. shaft, pole

Etymology 2[edit]

From scieppan.

Noun[edit]

sceaft ? (nominative plural sceaftu)

  1. creation; something created