Draug-hentr

Old Norse Dictionary - draug-hentr

Meaning of Old Norse word "draug-hentr" in English.

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

draug-hentr
n. adj. a sort of metre, Edda (Ht.) 137; a supernumerary syllable being added to every line, this syllable seems to have been called draugr, a plug or log.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Ht.
Hátta-tal. (C. I.)
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