KirnaOld Norse Dictionary - kirna
Meaning of Old Norse word "kirna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [North. E. and Scot. kirn]:—a churn. kirnu-askr, m. a churn-pail; þeir er heiman hafa hlaupit frá kirnuaskinum, Fms. viii. 350, xi. 272, Boldt. 167.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- North. E.
- Northern English.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Boldt. (J. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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