HjarnaOld Norse Dictionary - hjarna
Meaning of Old Norse word "hjarna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [hjara], in the phrase, hjarna við, to shew signs of life, to revive, Lat. vivescere; at kýrin skyldi við h., Bs. i. 335; barn hjarnar við, N. G. L. i. 340; veyklegt afkvaemi við þó hjarni | vilja þau helzt það deyi strax, Bb. 1. 14.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛅᚱᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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