Kvenn-kynOld Norse Dictionary - kvenn-kyn
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvenn-kyn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the female sex, Hom. 31, Stj. 56, Barl. 24.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᚾᚾ-ᚴᚢᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)