Bekkr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bekkr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bekkr" in English.

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

bekkr Old Icelandic word can mean:

bekkr
I)
bekkr
(gen. -s or -jar, pl. -ir), m. bench; œðri ~, the upper bench (along the north side of the hall, looking towards the sun); úœðri ~, the lower (inferior) bench (along the southern side); breiða, strá bekki, to cover, strew the benches (in preparation for a feast or wedding).
bekkr
II)
bekkr
(gen. -s or -jar, pl. -ir), m. beck, brook (poet.).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᚴᚴᚱ

Abbreviations used:

gen.
genitive.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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