SpennaOld Norse Dictionary - spenna
Meaning of Old Norse word "spenna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. spasm; slikum spennum ok únáðum, Ísl. ii. 63: medic. a fit of vomiting, fá harðar spennur: a grasping, hrygg-spenna, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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