Jarkna-steinnOld Norse Dictionary - jarkna-steinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "jarkna-steinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [prob. a for. word derived from the A. S. eorcnan-stân]:—a gem, it occurs only in the following poems, Vkv. 23, 33, Gkv. 1. 18, 3. 9, which may all have been composed by one man, who borrowed the word from the A. S.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚴᚾᛅ-ᛋᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ
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:
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Völundar-kviða. (A. II.)