KjökraOld Norse Dictionary - kjökra
Meaning of Old Norse word "kjökra" (or kjǫkra) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kjökra (kjǫkra)
- að, to whine, to speak with a broken, faltering voice; kveða kjökrandi, Sturl. ii. 214, freq. in mod. usage.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjökra may be more accurately written as kjǫkra.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᚴᚱᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)