From Old Norse drykkr (“a drink”) from the Proto-Germanic *drunkiz, whence also Old English drync and Old High German trunch. Cognate with the Danish drink and Swedish dryck.
Drykkur m. (genitive singular drykkjar, plural drykkir)
- a drink, a beverage; (a served beverage)
- an alcoholic drink; (a served alcoholic beverage)