Enni-spænir

Old Norse Dictionary - enni-spænir

Meaning of Old Norse word "enni-spænir" in English.

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

enni-spænir
m. pl. [cp. Swed. ännespan = bead-wreath, ornament], carved work, such as dragon-heads on old ships of war, both fore and aft, Fms. v. 304, vi. 120, viii. 197, Orkn. 332, Fas. iii. 113.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
s. v.
sub voce.
Swed.
Swedish.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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