HrjónaOld Norse Dictionary - hrjóna
Meaning of Old Norse word "hrjóna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Old Engl. royne = a scab; roynous, roynish = scabby (Chaucer and Shaksp.); cp. also ronyon]:—roughness, Edda (Lauf.), and hrjónungr, m. id., esp. from flaws in ice. The word, which is old, although not recorded in ancient writers, is interesting on account of its being akin to hraun, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)