RykkrOld Norse Dictionary - rykkr
Meaning of Old Norse word "rykkr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Dan. ryk], a hasty pull or movement; Þorsteinn hefir allan einn rykkinn, Fb. i. 258; við þenna rykk vaknar húsfreyja, Fms. xi. 438; í einum rykk, Thom.: medic. spasms, Fel. x.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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