RengiOld Norse Dictionary - rengi
Meaning of Old Norse word "rengi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the layer of blubber between the spik (speck) and the þvesti (flesh), regarded as a dainty, Grág. ii. 362; átta vættir af hval, hálft hvárt, spik ok rengi, Ám. 32; eg skal gefa þér súrt smér ok rengi, ef þú verðr hjá mér lengi, í góðu gengi, og kasta eg svo fyrir þig, is the preamble in the play goða-tafl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᚾᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Auðunnar-máldagi. (J. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
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