SkundaOld Norse Dictionary - skunda
Meaning of Old Norse word "skunda" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skunda Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to speed, = skynda; with dat., hón skyldi skunda prestinum til sín, forward the priest at once, StR. 76; skunda ferð sinni, Fms. ix. 298; skunda fé saman, to make a collection, v. 216.
- 2. absol. to hasten; þeir skundaðu þangat til, Fms. ii. 185, Stj. 181; skundar út með Þóri, Skíða R. 52; and so in mod. usage, see skynda.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚢᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- absolute, absolutely.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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