Origin of Scathe
From Middle English scathen, skathen, from Old English sceaþan, scaþan (“to scathe, hurt, harm, injure") and Old Norse skaða (“to hurt"); both from Proto-Germanic *skaþōnÄ… (“to injure"). Cognate with Danish skade, German schaden, Swedish skada; compare Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌸𐌾𐌰𐌽 (skaþjan), Old Norse skeðja (“to hurt"). Compare Ancient Greek ἀσκηθής (askÄ“thÄ“s, “unhurt"), Albanian shkathÃ«t (“skillful, adept, clever"), Polish skaleczyć (“to hurt, scathe").
Middle English skathen from Old Norse skadha
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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