Bakki

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bakki

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bakki" in English.

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

bakki Old Icelandic word can mean:

bakki
m.
bakki
1) bank (of a river, lake, chasm, etc.);
bakki
2) ridge, bank (hann settist undir bakka í hrísrunni);
bakki
3) a mound on which the target is set up; setja spán í bakka, to set up a target;
bakki
4) bank of clouds above the horizon;
bakki
5) back of a knife or other cutting instrument, opp. to egg.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᚴᛁ

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
etc.
et cetera.
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