KnokaOld Norse Dictionary - knoka
Meaning of Old Norse word "knoka" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ad, [A. S. cnucian], to knock, thump; þeir höfðu áðr bart höfuðit allt á honum ok knokat, Hom. 120; Þorvaldr knokaði (forced) sína menn til ljúgvitna, BS. i. 665; ok hygg ek at menn mínir hefði hann mest knokat, Karl. 399.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᚢᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
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