MeskinnOld Norse Dictionary - meskinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "meskinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. [meskjen = merry, Ivar Aasen], sporting, see ú-meskinn, Ld. 148.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛋᚴᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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