Hrygg-spennaOld Norse Dictionary - hrygg-spenna
Meaning of Old Norse word "hrygg-spenna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a wrestling term, ‘back-spanning,’ clasping the arms round one another’s back, Fas. iii. 414.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᚴᚴ-ᛋᛒᛁᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)