Old Norwegian Dictionary - hörkla

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hörkla" (or hǫrkla) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

hörkla (hǫrkla)
hörkla, v. (að) slæbe sig frem; þat liðtekr at dasast mjök ok hörklar afheiðinni ofan Bp. I, 44311.

Part of speech: v

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, hörkla may be more accurately written as hǫrkla.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᚯᚱᚴᛚᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

Abbreviations used:

Pagina, side.

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