LykjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - lykja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "lykja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
lykja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (lyk, lukta, luktr), v.
- 1) to shut in, enclose, close; l. e-n í myrkvastofu, to shut one up in a dungeon;
- 2) to put an end to (hvatki er lífi hans hefir lukt).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᛁᛅ
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