Feima

Old Norse Dictionary - feima

Meaning of Old Norse word "feima" in English.

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

feima
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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
poët.
poetically.
prob.
probably.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Rm.
Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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