Skír-teiniOld Norse Dictionary - skír-teini
Meaning of Old Norse word "skír-teini" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [cp. jartein], a proof, evidence (documentary or personal), freq. in mod. usage: skír-teinn, m. the name of a charmed sword, which shewed the guilt or innocence of one who touched it, Hem.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᚱ-ᛏᛁᛁᚾᛁ
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:
- Hemings-þáttr. (C. H.)