IðunnOld Norse Dictionary - iðunn
Meaning of Old Norse word "iðunn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
iðunn Old Norse word can mean:
- f., pr. name of the goddess, Edda: she was the wife of Bragi (the god of poetry), Edda 17; for tales about her, see Edda 46 and Haustl.: hence in mod. poetry a poet is called the husband of Idun,—Sjálfr Iðunnar annar ver, Snót.
- II. a pr. name.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚦᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Haustlöng. (A. I.)
- Snót, poems.