KlækjaOld Norse Dictionary - klækja
Meaning of Old Norse word "klækja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, to put to shame; suma hafi hón látið klækja á nokkurn hátt, Fas. iii. 75; ok telr þat manngi munu gört hafa at klækjask á við hann, Ísl. ii. 319; hence the mod. klekkja á e-m, to punish one; engi skal dirfask at göra henni kinnroða eðr klækja hana um, at hún fari fátækliga, Stj. 423.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛅᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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