Flóki

Old Norse Dictionary - flóki

Meaning of Old Norse word "flóki" in English.

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

flóki Old Norse word can mean:

flóki
a, m.
flóki
I. ‘flock,’ felt, hair, wool, etc.; ullar-flóki, Edda 237, FaS. ii. 207 (freq.): of a goat’s beard, Eb. 92.
flóki
COMPDS: flókahattr, flókaólpa, flókastakkr, flókatrippi.
flóki
2. metaph. of dense black clouds,gl. 22; ský-flóki, Eb. 260.
flóki
II. [A. S. flôc], a kind of halibut, passer, solea, Edda (gl.)
flóki
III. a pr. name, Landn.; hence in names of places, Flóka-dalr, etc., Landn.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
etc.
et cetera.
freq.
frequent, frequently.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
S.
Saga.
n.
neuter.
pr.
proper, properly.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Vígl.
Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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