Old Norse Dictionary - kjökr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kjökr" (or kjǫkr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kjökr (kjǫkr)
n. a voice stifled by tears, a choking voice.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjökr may be more accurately written as kjǫkr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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