TeiknOld Norse Dictionary - teikn
Meaning of Old Norse word "teikn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
teikn Old Norse word can mean:
- n. [see tákn], a token; ek gef þér þetta teikn, Bret. 108, Mar.
- 2. a sign, n. T. passim (Matth. xii. 38, 39, xxiv. 3, 30, xxvi. 48, 1 Cor. i. 22, Rev. xv. 1): the mod. usage prefers teikn, the ancients the form tákn, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛁᚴᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- N. T.
- New Testament.
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