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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Norse skár (open, good) +‎ viðr (tree wood, board), thus possibly meaning "Good Tree".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Skáfiðr m (genitive Skáfiðar)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf


  1. ^ Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4