Drekkja

Old Norse Dictionary - drekkja

Meaning of Old Norse word "drekkja" in English.

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

drekkja
t and ð, [Ulf. dragkjan; Engl. drench], to drown, with dat., Edda (pref.) 144, Fms. iii. 28, Fas. ii. 35: metaph. to swamp, Fms. x. 395: with acc., Hom. 154 (rarely): reflex, to be submerged, Fms. xi. 66.

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

Abbreviations used:

acc.
accusative.
dat.
dative.
Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
pref.
preface.
Ulf.
Ulfilas.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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