As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hriki Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. a huge fellow, Fas. ii. 378, freq. in mod. usage: a giant, Edda (Gl.)
- COMPDS: hrikalegr, hrikaleikr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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