Beiðni

Old Norse Dictionary - beiðni

Meaning of Old Norse word "beiðni" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

beiðni
f. a request, demand, Fms. i. 208; pl., 655 iii. 4; holds b., carnal lust, Hom. 17, 25 (Lat. petulantia).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚦᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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