FyrndOld Norse Dictionary - fyrnd
Meaning of Old Norse word "fyrnd" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. age, antiquity, Dipl. ii. 5, Sks. 517; esp. in the phrase, í fyrndinni, in times of yore, 625. 170, Fas. i. 513, Sks. 67:—decay, dilapidation, Pm. 122, Bs. i. 293:—a law term, loss of a claim by lapse of time. Thom. 76.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚾᛏ
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.)
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Pétrs-máldagi. (J. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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