Níðings-verkOld Norse Dictionary - níðings-verk
Meaning of Old Norse word "níðings-verk" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a dastard’s work, villainy, FmS. vii. 296, Eg. 415, Gþl. 133 (of high treason): of the three ‘nithing’s works’ to which the mythical hero Starkad was doomed, see Gautr. S. ch. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᛁᚾᚴᛋ-ᚢᛁᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Gautreks Saga. (C. II.)
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)