SkenkingOld Norse Dictionary - skenking
Meaning of Old Norse word "skenking" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skenking Old Norse word can mean:
- f. the serving drink at the table; því næst kómu inn sendingar (dishes), þar næst skenkingar, Ó. H. 86; ekki starf skulu þeir hafa fyrir s. um Jól, N. G. L. ii. 447.
- 2. a present, Germ. geschenk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚾᚴᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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