Drekka

Old Icelandic Dictionary - drekka

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "drekka" in English.

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

drekka Old Icelandic word can mean:

drekka
I)
drekka
(drekk; drakk, drukkum; drukkinn), v.
drekka
1) to drink (~ mjöð, öl, mungát);
drekka
~ full, minni, horn, to drink a toast, cup, horn;
drekka
~ drykk, to drink a draught (þú skalt ~ af tvá drykki);
drekka
~ brjóst spena, to suck;
drekka
~ úmælt, without measure;
drekka
~ fast (mjök), to drink hard;
drekka
~ e-n af stokki, to drink one under the table;
drekka
~ sér lítit vit, ~ frá sér vit ilit, to drink away one’s reason;
drekka
2) to hold, celebrate a feast (~ veizlu, brullaup, erfi);
drekka
3) with preps.:
drekka
~ af keri, to drink out of a vessel (drukku þeir af einu silfrkeri);
drekka
to drink off (empty) a vessel, cup (hann tók við horninu ok drakk af);
drekka
~ á e-n, to drink to a person;
drekka
refl., ~st á, to drink to one another;
drekka
impers., drekkr á e-n, one ships a sea;
drekka
~ til e-s = ~ á e-n;
drekka
~ e-t út, to consume or spend in drinking.
drekka
II)
drekka
f.
drekka
1) drink, beverage;
drekka
2) a drinking feast or banquet;
drekka
Ægis ~, the drinking at Ægir’s.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚴᚴᛅ

Abbreviations used:

impers.
impersonal.
e-s
einhvers.
e-t
eitthvat.
f.
feminine.
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