Bikkja

Old Norse Dictionary - bikkja

Meaning of Old Norse word "bikkja" in English.

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

bikkja
ð, t, [bikka, to roll, Ivar Aasen], to plunge into water; hann bikði í sjóinn, he plunged overboard, Fms. x. 329; bikti sér út af borðinu, ii. 183; cp. Lapp. puokljet = to plunge.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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