PjakkaOld Norse Dictionary - pjakka
Meaning of Old Norse word "pjakka" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to pick, prick; ef þú pjakkar broddinum á hallinn, Fms. iii. 180; stanga ok pjakka með knífum, to stab and prick with knives, Mar.; hann pjakkar sem hann getr fastast vegginn, Karl. 69, freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛅᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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