KyrpingrOld Norse Dictionary - kyrpingr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kyrpingr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [korpa], a weakling (?), as abuse, Edda ii. 495; aldrei göri ek þik líkan öðrum kyrpingum, Grett. 94 A, B.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚱᛒᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
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