SpikOld Norse Dictionary - spik
Meaning of Old Norse word "spik" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
spik Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [A. S. spic; called by the English whale-fishers speck]:—blubber, the fat of seals, whales; sel-spik, hval-spik, finnanda-spik, n. G. L. i. 252; spik ok rengi, Grág. ii. 362, Ám. 32.
- COMPDS: spikfeitr, spikhvalr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Auðunnar-máldagi. (J. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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