Blakkr

Old Norse Dictionary - blakkr

Meaning of Old Norse word "blakkr" in English.

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

blakkr Old Norse word can mean:

blakkr
1. m. (for. word), a sort of measure, N. G. L. i. 324.
blakkr
2. m., poët. a horse, cp. Blanka, the mythical horse of Thideric (Dietrich) of Bern, Lex. poët.

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

Abbreviations used:

for.
foreign.
L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.
cp.
compare.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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