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]

sċeaft m (nominative plural sċeaftas)

  1. shaft, pole

Etymology 2[edit]

From sċieppan.

Noun[edit]

sċeaft ? (nominative plural sċeaftu)

  1. creation; something created