Old Swedish Dictionary - skämt

Meaning of Old Swedish word "skämt" (or skæmt) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

skämt (skæmt)
? skämt, narri. jnthe är naturen swa beqwemt som ret wenskap for vtan skemt (allvarlig, uppriktig) MD (S) 292.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so skämt may have also been written as skæmt

Part of speech: nn

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᛅᛘᛏ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

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Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltids dikter och rim. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1881--82. SFSS.
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