Old Norse Dictionary - flökta

Meaning of Old Norse word "flökta" (or flǫkta) in English.

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

flökta (flǫkta)
t, to flutter and fly about, Fas. i. 393, Greg. 79, Fms. vi. 62, x. 139.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, flökta may be more accurately written as flǫkta.

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

Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gregory. (F. II.)
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