LæknaOld Norse Dictionary - lækna
Meaning of Old Norse word "lækna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, but older læknði, Fms. x. 370; spelt lecnði, whence lækning, but mod. læknaði:—to cure, heal, Barl. 9; en Ástríð leknði hann, Fms. x. 370; lækna sár, Al. 99, Bs., passim in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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