KneikjaOld Norse Dictionary - kneikja
Meaning of Old Norse word "kneikja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, [Dan. knække], to bend backwards with force; hann kneikti hann aptr á bak, Eg. 397; tók í axlir honum ok kneikti hann upp at stöfum, 552; síðan þú kneiktir hann Kallrana, Fas. ii. 131.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛁᛁᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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