As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [telna, Ivar Aasen; akin to þenja], the edge-rope of a net; hann hljóp yfir net-þinolinn, … hleypr hann yfir þinulinn, Edda 40; oddnets þinull, Edda (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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