BlakaOld Icelandic Dictionary - blaka
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "blaka" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
blaka Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að and -ta), v.
- 1) to flutter, wave (of the leaves of a tree);
- 2) with dat., ~ vængjunum, to flap the wings;
- 3) with acc., ~ e-n, to give one a slap.
- 1) veil (cf. silki~);
- 2) fan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛅᚴᛅ
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