Hnakk-miðOld Norse Dictionary - hnakk-mið
Meaning of Old Norse word "hnakk-mið" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a buoy fastened to an anchor (?); ef menn draga upp akkeri með sínu akkeri, ok fylgir hvártki strengr né hnakkmiði, Jb. 403; hnykkja hnakkmiða, to move the anchor, change a ship’s berth, Fs. 92 (in a verse of A. D. 996).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛅᚴᚴ-ᛘᛁᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. D.
- Anno Domini.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)