skaft

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skapt, from Proto-Germanic *skaftaz. Cognate with English shaft, German Schaft, Danish skaft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skaft n (genitive singular skafts, nominative plural sköft)

  1. shaft
  2. handle, haft
  3. (weaving) beam

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skapt

Noun[edit]

skaft n (definite singular skaftet, indefinite plural skaft or skafter, definite plural skafta or skaftene)

  1. a handle or shaft
  2. a leg (of a boot, oil platform)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skapt

Noun[edit]

skaft n (definite singular skaftet, indefinite plural skaft, definite plural skafta)

  1. a handle or shaft
  2. a leg (of a boot, oil platform)

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