GalinnOld Norse Dictionary - galinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "galinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- prop. a part. from gala, enchanted, but used in the sense of mad, Fms. i. 44, vii. 187: frantic, Gísl. 138: voluptuous, sensual, Stj. 55; þú er galin í girnd sem svín, Úlf. 3. 57.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛚᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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