Old Norse Dictionary - snökta

Meaning of Old Norse word "snökta" (or snǫkta) in English.

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

snökta (snǫkta)
(snökt, n. whining), t, to sob, whine; ér látið ílla, snöktið eða syrgit, Fms. viii. 234; með snöktandi röddu, i. 264.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, snökta may be more accurately written as snǫkta.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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