KeikjaOld Norse Dictionary - keikja
Meaning of Old Norse word "keikja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, to bend backwards, Eg. 397, v. l. to kneykja; Flosi keiktist mjök, of a wrestler, = kikna or lykna (q. v.), Fms. iii. 188.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛁᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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