sceaþa

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *skaþō. Cognate with Old Saxon skaðo (Middle Low German scade), Dutch schade, Old High German skado (German Schaden), Old Norse skaði (Swedish skada).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɑ.θɑ/, [ˈʃɑ.ðɑ]

NounEdit

sċeaþa m (nominative plural sċeaþan)

  1. one who injures; enemy, ravager
  2. warrior
  3. (rare) injury

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: schathe