HæðniOld Norse Dictionary - hæðni
Meaning of Old Norse word "hæðni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. mockery, scurrility, Fms. iii. 21, Hom. (St.), Pass. 14. 14. hæðnis-gjarn, adj. scoffing, Pass. 27. 3.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚦᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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