As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
glenna Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. t, to open wide the mouth, fingers, or the like (a slang word); greipa-glennir, a nickname, Ísl. Þjóðs.
- 2. u, f. mummery, N. G. l. ii. 424: a nickname, Sturl. ii. 192.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛁᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.