HjarnOld Norse Dictionary - hjarn
Meaning of Old Norse word "hjarn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. hard frozen snow, as also frozen earth covered with snow, Sturl. iii. 147, Fms. i. 8, ii. 228, Lil. 10, Bb. 3. 35.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛅᚱᚾ
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.)
- Lilja. (A. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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