Ekkí

Old Norse Dictionary - ekkí

Meaning of Old Norse word "ekkí" in English.

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

ekkí
adv. no, in a slow hesitating way, freq. in mod. talk, and is mentioned as early as Run. Gramm. Ísl.; nei, ekkí, well no, not quite so!

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
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