NiðjungrOld Norse Dictionary - niðjungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "niðjungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. = niðr, a son, relative, Rm. 38, Lex. Poët.:—the name of a dwarf, from nið, f. (q. v.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚦᛁᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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