GemsOld Norse Dictionary - gems
Meaning of Old Norse word "gems" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a gibe, scoff, Fbr. 169, Sturl. iii. 80, BS. i. 649, Band. (MS.) 19, where masc.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛘᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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