SilungrOld Norse Dictionary - silungr
Meaning of Old Norse word "silungr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., better sílungr, spelt sijlungr in Run. Gramm. Ísland.; [silung and svilung = young salmon, Ivar Aasen]:—a trout, Edda (Gl.), Bs. ii. 173, freq. in mod. usage; silunga-net, -kista, -stöng, -veiði, Eggert Itin. p. 595.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛚᚢᚾᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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