KringrOld Norse Dictionary - kringr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kringr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. easy; svá var honum kringr skáldskapr sem öðrum mönnum mál sitt, verse-making was as easy to him as speaking to other men, Fb. ii. 135: neut., e-m er e-t kringt, a thing is easy to him, he is adroit in it; mun þér kringra at hafa ljósa-verk at búi þínu, enn …, Nj. 185; jafn-kringt, equally smooth, Karl. 108, Sks. 381.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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