KyngiOld Norse Dictionary - kyngi
Meaning of Old Norse word "kyngi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [kunna], prop. knowledge, but only used of magic, 656 B. 2, Ó. T. 36, Ísl. ii. 89; kyngi kraptr, magical power, Fas. iii. 444; kyngi veðr, a storm raised by magic, ii. 435; see fjölkyngi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Ó. T.
- Ólafs Saga Tryggvasonar. (E. I.)
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