Laun-kárrOld Norse Dictionary - laun-kárr
Meaning of Old Norse word "laun-kárr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. dealing in secrets, mysterious; vera úlaunkár at tíðendum, Bs. i. 621; in Bjarn. 24 (in the verse) read launkárr for launkrar, as is shewn by the sense as well as the rhyme.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚢᚾ-ᚴᛅᚱᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)