Egg-teinn

Old Norse Dictionary - egg-teinn

Meaning of Old Norse word "egg-teinn" in English.

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

egg-teinn
m. ‘edge-rim,’ one of the two rims running along the ancient swords, with a hollow between them; blánaðr ‘annarr’ eggteinninn, Nj. 203; svá at fal báða eggteina, the blade sank so deep that both edge-rims were hidden, 125, Ísl. ii. 55, Fas. ii. 415; ritað gullstöfum fram eptir eggteinum, of the sword of Charlemagne, Karl. 178.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚴᚴ-ᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ
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:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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