As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
eggjan Old Norse word can mean:
- (eggjun), f. an egging on, Fms. v. 75, vii. 260, Eg. 473, 623. 29.
- COMPDS: eggjunarfífl, eggjunarorð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚴᚴᛁᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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