BakaOld 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:
- (að), v.
- 1) to bake (~ brauð);
- 2) to warm and rub the body, and limbs, at a large fire (see bakeldr) esp. refl. bakast (við eld);
- 3) to rub = strjúka; bakaði Helgi fótinn, he rubbed the (broken) leg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᛅ
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