Baka

Old Icelandic Dictionary - baka

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "baka" in English.

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

baka Old Icelandic word can mean:

baka
(að), v.
baka
1) to bake (~ brauð);
baka
2) to warm and rub the body, and limbs, at a large fire (see bakeldr) esp. refl. bakast (við eld);
baka
3) to rub = strjúka; bakaði Helgi fótinn, he rubbed the (broken) leg.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᛅ

Abbreviations used:

esp.
especially.
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