KynningOld Norse Dictionary - kynning
Meaning of Old Norse word "kynning" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. acquaintance with, knowledge of, esp. in an eccl. sense, Hom. 3, Greg. 22, Fms. ii. 46, Fær. 136, Stj. 377.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚾᛁᚾᚴ
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.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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