Askr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - askr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "askr" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

askr Old Icelandic word can mean:

askr
(-s, -ar), m.
askr
1) ash, ash-tree;
askr
2) ash-spear;
askr
3) small ship (þeir sigla burt á einum aski);
askr
4) wooden vessel or dish (stórir askar fullir af skyri);
askr
5) a Norse measure for liquids equal to four bowls (bollar), or sixteen ‘justur’.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛋᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
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