SennaOld Norse Dictionary - senna
Meaning of Old Norse word "senna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. high words, gibing; deilur ok sennur, slíðrfeng S., Gh. 1, MS. 544. 39; ógóðgjarnra manna sennur, 677. 6; sennur ok öl, Sdm. 30; Loka-senna, the gibing of Loki, the name of a poem, Sæm. 113 (Bugge); Flærðar-senna, the name of a poem by Hallgrim Pétrsson; the name was prob. borrowed from the Eddic poem.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Guðrúnar-hefna. (A. II.)
- Sigrdrífu-mál. (A. II.)
- Sæmundar Edda. (A, C. I.)
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