As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, [grunnr], impers. to become shallow; grynnir dalinn (acc.), the dale became shallow, less deep, in advancing higher up in a dale, Bárð. 173: reflex., id., Bs. i. 355; þá er grynntisk yfir at landinu, Fms. viii. 170: metaph., kostr okkarr grynnisk, Bs. ii. 133: in mod. usage freq. act. and absol., það grynnir, fer að grynna.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- absolute, absolutely.
- frequent, frequently.
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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