MenjaOld Norse Dictionary - menja
Meaning of Old Norse word "menja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. the giant maid who grinds gold in the charmed mill, Edda, Gs.; hence gold is called the flour of Menja, Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚾᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Grótta-söngr. (A. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.