skömm

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skǫmm, from Proto-Germanic *skamō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European. Compare Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish skam, German Scham, English shame, Dutch schaamte.

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Noun[edit]

skömm f (genitive singular skammar, nominative plural skammir)

  1. (uncountable) shame
  2. (countable) a naughty or troublesome person or animal (or thing)
  3. (in the plural) berating, scolding

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