Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *-skapiz, derived from *skapjaną.

SuffixEdit

-skapr

  1. Used to form nouns from nouns and adjectives.
    klókr (arch, cunning, crafty) + ‎-skapr → ‎klókskapr (cunning, cleverness)
    prestr (priest) + ‎-skapr → ‎prestskapr (priesthood)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: -skab
  • Faroese: -skapur
  • Icelandic: -skapur
  • Norwegian Bokmål: -skap
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: -skap
  • Swedish: -skap