GizkiOld Norse Dictionary - gizki
Meaning of Old Norse word "gizki" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gizki Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. a kind of kerchief (of goal-skin?); hón horfði upp í fjallit ok veifði gizka eðr dúki, Fs. 59; síðan veifði hann gizka til fjalls ok tók þá af veðrit, 78:—mod. a scarecrow.
- II. an island in Norway, Fms.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛋᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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