MerkingOld Norse Dictionary - merking
Meaning of Old Norse word "merking" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
merking Old Norse word can mean:
- f. marking, the act, Grág. ii. 311.
- 2. a mark, sign, Skálda 179, Rb. 4; þér berit m. þess dómanda er koma mun at efsta dómi, you bear the mark, i. e. you represent on earth the judge in the day of judgment, Fms. vii. 37; merkingar afl, signification, Skálda 187; merkingar skilning, Stj. 29; með merkingum eða skýringum, id.
- 3. sense, signification, psssim in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚱᚴᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- i. e.
- id est.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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