ÞjarkaOld Norse Dictionary - þjarka
Meaning of Old Norse word "þjarka" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þjarka Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. a quarrel, Edda 110; þjörku-drjúgr, pugnacious, quarrelsome, Hom. (St.); göra þjörku, Am. 49.
- 2. að, to quarrel, wrangle; þ. um e-ð, to wrangle about a thing.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᛅᚱᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-mál. (A. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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