Fisk-reki

Old Norse Dictionary - fisk-reki

Meaning of Old Norse word "fisk-reki" in English.

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

fisk-reki
a, m. ‘fish-driver,’ a kind of whale, Edda (Gl.), Sks. 125; as a nickname, Eb., Landn.: fish drifted ashore, Vm. 18.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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