Drekka

Old Norse Dictionary - drekka

Meaning of Old Norse word "drekka" in English.

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

drekka
u, f. drink, beverage, Edda 48: a banquet, N. G. L. i. 91, Og. 13; cp. Ægis-drekka, the banquet at Ægir, Edda.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Og.
Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
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