SlyngrOld Norse Dictionary - slyngr
Meaning of Old Norse word "slyngr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
slyngr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. versed, skilled; s. við íþróttir, Fas. iii. 195: slyngum þeim sláttu-manni, Hallgr.; e-m er e-t slyngt, to be expert in a thing, Grett. 118 A.
- 2. as a nickname, Fms. x. 123.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᚢᚾᚴᚱ
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.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Hallgrímr Pétrsson.
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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