GinnOld Norse Dictionary - ginn
Meaning of Old Norse word "ginn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ginn Old Norse word can mean:
- ginnr, or ginnir, m. a juggler, jester, Fms. vi. 295, viii. 307 (in a verse).
- II. a magical character, Ísl. Þjóðs. i. 446.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
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