LeyndOld Norse Dictionary - leynd
Meaning of Old Norse word "leynd" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
leynd Old Norse word can mean:
- f. secrecy, hiding; til leyndar, Fms. x. 383, Sks. 365; með leynd, secretly, Stj. 200, Rd. 235, Ísl. ii. 199, Fms. x. 380, passim; leyndar-bréf, -erendi, a secret letter, secret errand, viii. 128, ix. 341, Stj. 383.
- COMPDS: leyndardómr, leyndarkofi, leyndarlimr, leyndarmál, leyndarnef, leyndarstaðr, leyndartal.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
Also available in related dictionaries:
This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.