HlynnaOld Norse Dictionary - hlynna
Meaning of Old Norse word "hlynna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, [hlunnr], prop. ‘to launch,’ but only used metaph. to help a person on; h. fyrir e-m, Fms. viii. 239, v. l.: very freq. in mod. usage, h. að e-u, to cherish, foster, and of persons to nourish.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᚢᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
- proper, properly.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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