As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ein-vígi Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [A. S. ânvig], a single combat; distinction is made between the hólmganga (q. v.) and einvígi, the rules of einvígi being plain, cp. the curious passage in Korm, 84; Edda 18, Nj. 33, FmS. vii. 229.
- COMPD: einvígismaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛁᚾ-ᚢᛁᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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