NíuOld Norse Dictionary - níu
Meaning of Old Norse word "níu" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a cardinal number, [Ulf. niun, and so in all South-Teut, languages with a final n, which has been suppressed in the Norse and Icel.; Swed. nio; Dan. ni]:—nine, passim; níu vikna fasta, beginning on Septuagesima Sunday, Rb. 504.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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