FeimaOld Norse Dictionary - feima
Meaning of Old Norse word "feima" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [prob. of Gaelic origin, fjamh = fear, Armstrong], poët. a bashful girl, a young lass, in Edda 108, Gl., Rm. 22, Fms. xi. (in a verse of the year 994).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛁᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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