PatrekrOld Norse Dictionary - patrekr
Meaning of Old Norse word "patrekr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. St. Patrick, from whom was named the Patreks-fjörðr, m. in western Icel., Landn. 1. ch. 12, where Ari, the Icelandic historian, by misapprehension, makes St. Patrick the foster-father of Örlyg (end of the 9th century) instead of his saint and patron. Ari, in this case, probably merely repeated the current legend.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛏᚱᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)