“Outside the winds howled, as if trumpeting the roar of nakars…’
-Lord of Samarcand
Convinced Howard was referring to a Central Asian musical horn of some kind, I came across only one listing on my search, interesting only in that the perspective character for this story is a Scottish Highlander, and Howard seemed to define Scottish culture largely in terms of a defiant reaction to negative contact with the Norse.
1. any, some, indefinite pronoun
• Faroese terms derived from Old Norse