Drekkja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - drekkja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "drekkja" in English.

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

drekkja Old Icelandic word can mean:

drekkja
(-ta, -tr), v.
drekkja
1) to put under water, submerge, with dat. (~ skipi); drekktust þrjár snekkjur fyrir atróðri þeirra, were sunk;
drekkja
2) to drown; impers., em drekkir, one gets drowned;
drekkja
3) fig. to quell, suppress (~ kristninni).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛁᚴᚴᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
impers.
impersonal.
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