Duna

Old Norse Dictionary - duna

Meaning of Old Norse word "duna" in English.

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

duna
esp. pl. dunur, f. a rushing, thundering noise, Eb. 174, Fms. iii. 184; hence the Dan. tor-den, qs. Thor-dön, the din of Thor, i. e. thunder, supposed to be the noise of the god Thor in his wain.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
esp.
especially.
f.
feminine.
i. e.
id est.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
qs.
quasi.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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