Ern

Old Norse Dictionary - ern

Meaning of Old Norse word "ern" in English.

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

ern
adj. brisk, vigorous, Bs. i. 655, Fms. v. 300; hence Erna, u, f. a pr. name, Rm. 36, Bs. i. 32, v. l.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pr.
proper, properly.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Rm.
Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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