FréttinnOld Norse Dictionary - fréttinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "fréttinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. curious, eager for news, Fms. i. 184, v. 299, Bs. i. 776.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚱᛁᛏᛏᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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