Fnýsa

Old Norse Dictionary - fnýsa

Meaning of Old Norse word "fnýsa" in English.

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

fnýsa
(and older form fnœsa, Fm. 18, Gkv. 1. 27; fnœstu, Þd. 5), t, [Swed. fnysa; Dan. fnyse]:—to sneeze, Lat. fremere: with dat., fnýsa eitri, to blow out poison, Fms. i. 160, Fm., Gkv., Þd. l. c.; fnýsa blóði, Hkr. i. 86 (in a verse).

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
dat.
dative.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fm.
Fafnis-mál. (A. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gkv.
Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Þd.
Þórs-drápa. (A. I.)
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