MannskaprOld Norse Dictionary - mannskapr
Meaning of Old Norse word "mannskapr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. manfulness, manhood, valour, Fas. iii. 305; hvárki spara penninga né mannskap, spare neither money nor men, Þórð. 100 new Ed:—human nature, 677. 12. mannskapar-lauss, adj. pithless, lacking strength and manhood, Fas. ii. 386.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾᛋᚴᛅᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Þórðar Saga hreðu. (D. V.)
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