ReikanOld Norse Dictionary - reikan
Meaning of Old Norse word "reikan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
reikan Old Norse word can mean:
- f. a strolling, wandering; r. hugrenningar, a wandering of the mind, Greg. 6l; sumar fóru úr borginni til reikanar, some went out of the town for a walk. Hom. (St.)
- COMPDS: reikanarmaðr, reikanarsamr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛁᚴᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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