Rauð-kembingr

Old Norse Dictionary - rauð-kembingr

Meaning of Old Norse word "rauð-kembingr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

rauð-kembingr
m. a fabulous whale or sea monster, K. Þ. K. 138, Sks. 129, Eggert Itin. 545, Ísl. Þjóðs. i. 631.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚢᚦ-ᚴᛁᛘᛒᛁᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Itin.
Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.
Ísl. Þjóðs.
Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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