As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. funeral songs, dirges, neniae, Hkv. 2. 44.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᚴᚱ-ᛚᛁᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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