GrunnungrOld Norse Dictionary - grunnungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "grunnungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Germ. gründling; Ivar Aasen grunnung; from grunnr]:—a groundling, a fish that lives in shoal water, Edda (Gl.); in mod. usage called þara-fiskr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᚾᚾᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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