Old Norse Dictionary - kyrkja

Meaning of Old Norse word "kyrkja" in English.

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

t, kvirkja in N. G. L. i. 340, 341, [kverk], to strangle, Grág. ii. 9; hengdr eða kyrktr, 131; kyrktr eða kafðr, 34; kvirkt eða kvæft, N. G. L. i. 340; kvirkir klafi, 341.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Grágás. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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