røkkr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rekwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁régʷos, whence Sanskrit रजस् (rájas, dimness, darkness), Ancient Greek Ἔρεβος (Érebos, Darkness). Compare Old Armenian երեկ (erek).

Noun[edit]

røkkr n

  1. twilight
    ragna røkkr — the twilight of the gods, the end of the world

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: rökkur

References[edit]

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press