Feikn

Old Norse Dictionary - feikn

Meaning of Old Norse word "feikn" in English.

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

feikn Old Norse word can mean:

feikn
f. [A. S. fæcen], portent, Skv. 3. 31, Landn. 153 (in a verse); in compds feikna- denotes portentous, immense.
feikn
COMPDS: feiknalið, feiknamikill, feiknaveðr.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Skv.
Sigurðar-kviða. (A. II.)
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