Old Swedish Dictionary - knäkker

Meaning of Old Swedish word "knäkker" (or knækker) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

knäkker (knækker)
knäck, slag, hugg. " byganGOl höna faar antigia korn älla knäk i nakka (sepe vagans victum reperit galina vel ictum)" GO 883.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so knäkker may have also been written as knækker

Part of speech: nn

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚴᚿᛅᚴᚴᚽᚱ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Gamla Ordspråk. Utg. af H. Reuterdahl. 1840.
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