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Runic Dictionary

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Bjbp Jóms 17I l. 7

ríki — force


ríki (noun n.; °-s; -): kingdom, power



[7] buðu ríki ‘offered force’: The phrase appears to be equivalent to bjóða ofríki ‘offer excessive force, overcome’ (Fritzner: bjóða 1), and perhaps bella ríki ‘use strength’, attested in Ótt Knútdr 5/3, 4.



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