KveinkaOld Norse Dictionary - kveinka
Meaning of Old Norse word "kveinka" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to complain; k. um e-t, O. H. L. 78, Rb. 174, Bs. ii. 64: mod., k. sér, to wail, cry, from pain.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛁᚾᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- O. H. L.
- Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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