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uppskafningur

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A section of the Codex Ephraemi from the National Library in Paris is an example of a uppskafningur (palimpsest).

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uppskafningur n (genitive singular uppskafnings, nominative plural uppskafningar)

  1. an upstart, a parvenu
  2. a dandy, a fop
  3. a palimpsest; (manuscript or document that has been erased or scraped clean, for reuse)

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