SetnaOld Norse Dictionary - setna
Meaning of Old Norse word "setna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, = sjatna. to settle, subside, dwindle; hefir enn engi fallit, heldr setna þeir í jörð niðr (of a wall), Finnb. 336; en er setnaði ok hljóð fékksk, Fms. ii. 43; setnaði þá kurrinn, Fb. i. 56.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛏᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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