skemmast

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb skemma (to damage, spoil) + -st (a suffix which turns verbs into middle voice verbs). See also the appendix about the Icelandic middle voice verbs.

Verb[edit]

skemmast

  1. (of objects or items) to be damaged
  2. (of food) to bad, to spoil, to go bad
    Allir tómatarnir skemmdust þannig að við getum ekki búið til salat.
    We can't make a salad because all the tomatoes went bad.