RekkjaOld Norse Dictionary - rekkja
Meaning of Old Norse word "rekkja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rekkja Old Norse word can mean:
- t, [rakkr], to strain, stretch out; uðr rekkir kjöl, Ht.: metaph. to make proud, Lex. Poët.
- II. [rekkja], to make a bed. Fas. i. 249: to sleep in a bed, r. hjá, to sleep with another in the same bed, Fms. vi. 121, vii. 166, xi. 52, Gísl. 99, Ld. 30; sam-r., id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚴᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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