PáOld Norse Dictionary - pá
Meaning of Old Norse word "pá" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or pái, m. [A. S. peâ; Engl. pea-cock, pea-hen; Lat. pavo; Germ. pfau]:—a peacock; it occurs as the nickname of Olave pá, who was born in Icel. about 948 A. D., but of an Irish mother, and she prob. gave him the name, Landn. (Ld., Nj.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. D.
- Anno Domini.
- A. S.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)