DrykkrOld Icelandic Dictionary - drykkr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "drykkr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
drykkr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-jar, -ir), m.
- 1) drink, drinking; sitja at (yfir) drykk, to sit drinking; hvat hafa Einherjar at drykk, what kind of drink have the E.;
- 2) drought; þreyta á drykkinn, to take a deep draught; drekka í tveimr, þremr, drykkjum, to drain in two, three draughts.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᚴᚴᚱ
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