StraxOld Norse Dictionary - strax
Meaning of Old Norse word "strax" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adv. [from Germ. stracks], at once; the word first occurs in the 14th century, Fms. xi. 435, Fas. iii. 420, and is freq. in mod. usage, both in speech and writing, Vídal., Pass.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᚱᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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