KænaOld Norse Dictionary - kæna
Meaning of Old Norse word "kæna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Germ. kahn], a kind of boat, Edda (Gl.): a nickname, Fms., freq. in mod. usage. Kænu-garðar, m. pl. a part of ancient Garðar (q. v.), Fb. iii.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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