Eikja

Old Norse Dictionary - eikja

Meaning of Old Norse word "eikja" in English.

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

eikja
u, f. [eikja, Ivar Aasen], a small ferry-boat, Hbl. 7, Fms. iv 185, viii. 37, N. G. l. i. 239, 243; for Bs. i. 674 vide eykr.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hbl.
Harbarðs-ljóð. (A. I.)
Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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