RagnaOld Norse Dictionary - ragna
Meaning of Old Norse word "ragna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
ragna Old Norse word can mean:
- að, [regin], to imprecate, use exorcism; hygg ek at þú hafir ragnat at mér svá rammar vættir at ek varð at falla fyrir, Fms. ii 150; nema þeim ragni íllska eðr úvizka, unless they be cursed (afflicted?) with illness or insanity, N. G. L. i. 3.
- 2. in mod. usage, to swear; blóta og ragna, to curse and swear.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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