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