Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse skeyti.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

skeyti n (genitive singular skeytis, nominative plural skeyti)

  1. message
  2. telegram (more fully símskeyti)
  3. (archaic) shaft, missile, projectile

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Old Norse edit

Etymology edit

From skjóta (to shoot).

Noun edit

skeyti n

  1. shaft, missile

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Descendants edit

  • Faroese: skoyti n (could be derived later from the Faroese verb skoyta, but in either case ultimately derived from the same root)
  • Icelandic: skeyti n

References edit

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