Bákn

Old Norse Dictionary - bákn

Meaning of Old Norse word "bákn" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

bákn
n. for. word [A. S. bêcn; O. H. G. pauhan], a beacon, v; sigrbákn: bákn now means a big, monstrous thing.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
for.
foreign.
n.
neuter.
O. H. G.
Old High German.
S.
Saga.
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