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skulan

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌿𐌻𐌰𐌽

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skulaną. Compare Old Dutch skulan, sulan, Old English sculan, Old High German skulan, sulan, Old Norse skulu, Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌿𐌻𐌰𐌽 (skulan).

VerbEdit

skulan

  1. shall, will
    • 9th c., Heliand, verse 621:
      that he scoldi an Bethleem giboran werðan: 'so is an usan bokun giscriƀan
      that he should be born in Bethleem: 'so it is written in our books'
  2. to must, to have to
    • 9th c., Heliand, verse 1883:
      Uuesat iu so uuara uuiðar thiu, uuið iro fēcneon dādiun, sō man uuiðar fīundun scal
      Be careful against them, against their dreadful actions, just like one must be (careful) against his enemies

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