HöktaOld 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
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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