OkrOld Norse Dictionary - okr
Meaning of Old Norse word "okr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Ulf. wokrs = τόκος, Luke xix. 23; A. S. wocor; O. H. G. wuochar; Germ. wucher; Dan. aager; Swed. ocker]:—usury, K. Á. 204, 218, BS. i. 684; the word occurs in old writers only in eccl. writerS.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- O. H. G.
- Old High German.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
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