LykkjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - lykkja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "lykkja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. loop, coil of a rope, etc. (hann hafði ok dregr á hönd sér); gera ~ á leiðinni, to put an end to one’s journey, to stop; coil of a serpent (ormr með lykkju mikilli ok breiðum sporði).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᚢᚴᚴᛁᛅ
- et cetera.
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