HrungnirOld Norse Dictionary - hrungnir
Meaning of Old Norse word "hrungnir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. the name of a famous giant, Edda; prob. akin to A. S. hrung, Germ. runge, = pertica: a shield is called the pedestal of the giant H., from the tale told in Edda 56–59. Hrungnis-hjarta, n., see hjarta.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᚾᚴᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)