KunningiOld Norse Dictionary - kunningi
Meaning of Old Norse word "kunningi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. a friend, acquaintance, but less than vinr; vinir ok kunningjar, Eg. 116, Fms. ii. 5, 308, iv. 379, vi. 329, xi. 262, Fs. 8, Sks. 447; forn-k., an old acquaintance.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚾᛁᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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