RjáOld Norse Dictionary - rjá
Meaning of Old Norse word "rjá" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
rjá Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. ð, to vex, worry; brott rjáðr. Fms. vi. 204; rekinn ok rjáðr, viii. 78, Mar. 178.
- II. to wrestle, Grett. 146 A; see hrjá.
- 2. f. a ‘row;’ at leikum né at rjá annarri, Fas. ii. 505; tekr mér at leiðask þessi rjá, Fms. vi. 212.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛅ
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.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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