As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Dan. hjerne; Germ. ge-hirn], prop. the brain, Edda (Gl.); whence hjarna-mænir, m. the skull, Haustl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛅᚱᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Haustlöng. (A. I.)
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