RuðningOld Norse Dictionary - ruðning
Meaning of Old Norse word "ruðning" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. (ruðningr, m., Nj. 235, v. l.), [ryðja], a challenging, of neighbours or judges in the old Icel. court, Grág. i. 29, 33, 52, Nj. 82, 87, passim. ruðningar-mál, n. pl. the formula of a challenge, Grág.i. 27, Nj. 237.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᚢᚦᚾᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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