GnýrOld Norse Dictionary - gnýr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gnýr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a clash, din, as of wind, waves, weapons, etc., Nj. 272, Edda 41, Mag. 6, Skálda 169, Fms. vi. 156, x. 264, Sl. 57: esp. freq. in poët. compds referring to the din of war, Lex. poët.: metaph., gnýr ok ótti, alarm and fright, Niðrst. 5.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
- frequent, frequently.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
- Niðrstigningar Saga. (F. III.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Sólarljóð. (A. III.)
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