KárínaOld Norse Dictionary - kárína
Meaning of Old Norse word "kárína" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [through Fr. carême, from Lat. quadragesima], a fast of forty days, ordered as a penance in the old eccl. law, H. E. i. 521, ii. 189, 191. kárínu-fasta, u, f. = kárína, Sturl. ii. 231.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛁᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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