RakOld Norse Dictionary - rak
Meaning of Old Norse word "rak" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rak Old Norse word can mean:
- n. the rakings of hay in a field: en kona tók rökin, Grett. 109 new Ed., freq. in mod. usage, but only in plur.
- II. the wick in a lamp, Mar. 673.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚴ
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:
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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