skarpr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, whence also Old English scearp, Old Frisian skerp, skarp, Old Saxon skarp, Old Dutch skarp, Old High German scarf. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- (to cut).

Adjective[edit]

skarpr (comparative skarpari, superlative skarpastr)

  1. sharp

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • skarpr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press