GneyprOld Norse Dictionary - gneypr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gneypr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. jutting, bent forward; stóð höfuðit gneypt af bolnum, Eb. 244; Egill sat uppréttr ok var gneypr mjök, Eg. 304, Fas. iii. 117.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛁᚢᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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