skeyti

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skeyti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skeyti n (genitive singular skeytis, nominative plural skeyti)

  1. shaft, missile, projectile
  2. message
  3. telegram (more fully símskeyti)
  4. (grammar, in compounds, as verbal noun of skeyta) affix, -fix; morpheme attached to a word stem to form a new word

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From skjóta (to shoot).

Noun[edit]

skeyti n

  1. shaft, missile

Descendants[edit]

  • Faroese: skoyti n (could be derived later from the Faroese verb skoyta, but in either case ultimately derived from the same root)
  • Icelandic: skeyti n

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