Old Norse Dictionary - grát-kjökr

Meaning of Old Norse word "grát-kjökr" (or grát-kjǫkr) in English.

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

grát-kjökr (grát-kjǫkr)
n. sobbing, choked tears.

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

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

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