As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Ivar Aasen tandre, frisk som ‘tandre’ = fresh as fire; cp. Germ. zünden; A. S. tyndre; Engl. tinder]:—fire, only in poetry, Edda (gl.); a nickname, D. N. tandra-sel, a local name in western Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚾᛏᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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