Old Norse Dictionary - hökta

Meaning of Old Norse word "hökta" (or hǫkta) in English.

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

hökta (hǫkta)
t, to limp, Bárð. 167; h. kyrr, Fas. ii. 369.

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

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

Works & Authors cited:

Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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