Eiskra

Old Norse Dictionary - eiskra

Meaning of Old Norse word "eiskra" in English.

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

eiskra
að, to roar or foam, rage; gékk hon útar ok innar eptir gólfinu eiskrandi, Ísl. ii. 338; görvir at eiskra, enraged,m. 11; hann eiskraði þá mjök ok hélt við berserksgang, Fas. i. 524; eiskraði sút í berserkjunum, 425: in mod. usage, það ískrar í honum, it roars within him, of suppressed rage.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Hðm.
Hamðis-mál. (A. II.)
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