Dunn

Old Norse Dictionary - dunn

Meaning of Old Norse word "dunn" in English.

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

dunn
m. a band, gang, drove; ganga í e-m duni, to march in one hand, Sturl. iii. 185 C; sauða-dunn, a drove of sheep, Sd. 164: a number of ten is called dunn, Edda 108.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Sd.
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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