KipprOld Norse Dictionary - kippr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kippr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a pall, shock, spasm; sina-kippir, nervous spasms; verðr nú við kippr mikill, Mar. 1056: metaph. a pull, a distance; góðan kipp, a good bit of the way.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛒᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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