rokkr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rukkô, akin to Old High German rocko.

Noun[edit]

rokkr m (genitive rokks, plural rokkar)

  1. spinning wheel, distaff

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: rok c
  • Faroese: rokkur m
  • Icelandic: rokkur m

References[edit]

  • rokkr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press