HrokiOld Norse Dictionary - hroki
Meaning of Old Norse word "hroki" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hroki Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. the heap above the brim of a full vessel; með hroka færdæmingar, covered with disgrace, H. E. i. 514.
- II. metaph. insolence, overbearing manners, freq.
- COMPDS: hrokafullr, hrokalegr, hrokayrði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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