SkjanniOld Norse Dictionary - skjanni
Meaning of Old Norse word "skjanni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [akin to kinn?], the side of the head, Fas. ii. 451 (but coarse) skjanna-ligr, adj. gaunt-faced.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᚾᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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