Mann-hefndOld Norse Dictionary - mann-hefnd
Meaning of Old Norse word "mann-hefnd" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. blood revenge, Fs. 73, Nj. 57; fébætr eða mannhefndir, 165, Lv. 68; mannhefnda laust.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾ-ᚼᛁᚠᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Ljósvetninga Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)