GnauðOld Norse Dictionary - gnauð
Meaning of Old Norse word "gnauð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (gnauðan, Bs. i. 206), f. a rustling noise, Fas. iii. 129, Ór. 56; metaph. a murmur, Grett. 98.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛅᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Ólafs-ríma. (A. III)
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