NíundOld Norse Dictionary - níund
Meaning of Old Norse word "níund" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a nonad, a body of nine; þrennar níundir meyja, three bevies of maids, nine each, Hkv. Hjörv. 28 (not mundir, see Bugge l. c. in the foot-note).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- l. c.
- loco citato.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Hkv. Hjörv.
- Helga-kviða Hjörvarðssonar. (A. II.)
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