As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
eikinn Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. savage (of a bull), freq. in mod. use; in Skm. 17, 18 it is used of wild-fire.
- II. oaken, Edda i. 430 (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Skírnis-mál. (A. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
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