Flug-dreki

Old Norse Dictionary - flug-dreki

Meaning of Old Norse word "flug-dreki" in English.

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

flug-dreki
a, m. a flying dragon, a mythic monster, Nj. 183, Bjarn. 12, Gullþ., Al., Sks. 79; cp. dreki fljúgandi, Vsp.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
þ.
þáttr.

Works & Authors cited:

Al.
Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
Bjarn.
Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
Gullþ.
Gull-Þóris Saga. (D. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
Vsp.
Völuspá. (A. I.)
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