Reka

Old Norse Dictionary - reka

Meaning of Old Norse word "reka" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

reka
u, f., qs. vreka, [Engl. rake; Germ. rache], a shovel, spade, K. Þ. K. 38, Ísl. ii. 193, Vm. 34, Dropl. 28: the saying, stikk mér í, kvað reka! Fms. vii. 115; myki-reka, fjós-reka.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

Engl.
English.
f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
qs.
quasi.

Works & Authors cited:

Dropl.
Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.

Back