VikOld Norse Dictionary - vik
Meaning of Old Norse word "vik" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vik Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a stirring, moving; handar-vik, a hand-waving; við-vik, at-vik, an accident.
- II. [cp. vík], the corners in the hair above the temples (vik-óttr); munn-vik, the corners of the month.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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