NautnOld Norse Dictionary - nautn
Meaning of Old Norse word "nautn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
nautn Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [njóta], the use of a thing; ok á sá at sækja um nautnina er hross á, Grág. i. 432; nautn á skógi, ii. 293; ef maðr neytir hross enni meiri nautn, en þat er meiri nautn …, i. 441.
- 2. metaph. enjoyment; hafið ér jarðliga hluti í nautn, Greg. 32; andleg nautn, líkamleg nautn, and the like, passim in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛅᚢᛏᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
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