KeikrOld Norse Dictionary - keikr
Meaning of Old Norse word "keikr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. bent backwards, the belly jutting forwards; svá at gerðu eik | gékk heldr keik, Bjarn. (in a verse); stendr heldr keikari, Band. 11, Fas. iii. 557; k. í hálsi, Mag.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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