Kyn-þáttrOld Norse Dictionary - kyn-þáttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kyn-þáttr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. lineage, Sturl. i. 8, Landn. 48, Fms. ii. 89, Stj. 443, Korm. 160.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾ-ᚦᛅᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)