Old Swedish Dictionary - skämta

Meaning of Old Swedish word "skämta" (or skæmta) in Swedish.

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

skämta (skæmta)
förkorta tiden; roa sig, göra sig lustig. nw skäp0ade the sidan then dagh allan Prosadikter (Karl M B) 333.

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

Part of speech: vb

Additional information: v. L.

Grammatical aspect: v.

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

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Works and authors cited:

Prosadikter från Sveriges medeltid. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. 1887--89. SFSS.
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