Flak

Old Norse Dictionary - flak

Meaning of Old Norse word "flak" in English.

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

flak Old Norse word can mean:

flak
n. the hood of a cap; ok saumat flökin at höfði hennar, Sturl. ii. 77 C, (Ed. flókinn); hence flaka-ólpa, u, f. a cap with a hood or flap, Sturl. l. c.
flak
β. the flapper or fin, e. g. of a halibut.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
l. c.
loco citato.
n.
neuter.
e. g.
exempli gratia.

Works & Authors cited:

Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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