ÞindOld Norse Dictionary - þind
Meaning of Old Norse word "þind" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., not þynd, as it is sometimes spelt by modern writers, the i is determined by the old rhyme vindr í sal þindar, Edda l. c.; [from þenja, prop. what is stretched out; Lat. tent-orium, although different in sense, seems really to be the same word]:—the diaphragm; the word is very freq. in mod. usage, although not recorded in old writers except in this sole instance; salr þindar, the breast, Edda ii. 363 (in a verse), þindar-lauss, adj. without a diaphragm, one who is never out of breath in running, esp. used as an epithet of the fox.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- l. c.
- loco citato.
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)