SvanniOld Norse Dictionary - svanni
Meaning of Old Norse word "svanni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [akin to svanr or svangr?], poët. a lady, Edda 108, Kormak, Hallfred, Rm., freq. in old and mod. poetry.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛅᚾᚾᛁ
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:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Rígsmál. (A. II.)
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