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 Old Norse word can mean:

bikkja
u, f. a bitch; þann graut gaf hann blauðum hundum ok mælti, þat er makligt at bikkjur eti Þór, Fms. ii. 163: as an abusive term, Fs. 54, Fas. i. 39; so in mod. Icel. a bad horse is called.
bikkja
COMPDS: bikkjuhvelpr, bikkjusonr, bikkjustakkr.

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:

f.
feminine.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Fs.
Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
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