Einsetu-kona

Old Norse Dictionary - einsetu-kona

Meaning of Old Norse word "einsetu-kona" in English.

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

einsetu-kona
u, f. a female anchorite, Bs. i. 478, Ld. 332, Hkr. i. 316.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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