PrjónnOld Norse Dictionary - prjónn
Meaning of Old Norse word "prjónn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Gael, prine; Scot. prin], a prin or pin, esp. of knitting pins; whence prjón-les, n. knitted wares, Snót 161: prjóna-peisa, n. a knitted jerkin: prjóna-stokkr, n. a prin-case: týtu-prjónn, a needle-pin:—prjónn as a nickname occurs in Sturl. iii. 209, so the word must then have been known.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Snót, poems.
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)