Kyn-sæll

Old Norse Dictionary - kyn-sæll

Meaning of Old Norse word "kyn-sæll" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kyn-sæll
adj. blessed with good and great offspring, a man from whom many great and good men are descended; fjöldi manna er frá Karlsefni kominn, ok er hann k. maðr orðinn, Fb. i. 549; frá Júda er mestr höfðingi var ok kynsælastr, Stj.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾ-ᛋᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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