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Runic Dictionary

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Bjbp Jóms 10I l. 6

rakkastir — bold


rakkr (adj.; °compar. -ari): bold < ógnrakkr (adj.): battle-bold


[6] ‑rakkastir: ‑rakkir þar all others


[6] ógnrakkastir ‘extremely battle-bold’: Ógn is a battle-heiti with the specific sense ‘terror, threat’ (LP: ógn). In the ÓT mss, ógnrakkr ‘battle-bold’, the same adj. in the positive degree, is also possible, the extra syllable being supplied by þar ‘there’.



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