HörknOld Norse Dictionary - hörkn
Meaning of Old Norse word "hörkn" (or hǫrkn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hörkn (hǫrkn)
- n. = hölkn, Bs. i. 452, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörkn may be more accurately written as hǫrkn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚱᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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