MerjaOld Norse Dictionary - merja
Meaning of Old Norse word "merja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- pres. mer; pret. marði; subj. merði; part. mariðr, mod. marinn:—to bruise, crush; svá var mariðr hans líkami, Róm. 329; the word is freq. in mod. usage, marinn reyr mun hann eigi sundr mylja, Matth. xii. 20.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚱᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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