ÞjánOld Norse Dictionary - þján
Meaning of Old Norse word "þján" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þján Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [þjá], bondage, servitude, Hkr. iii. 315; þján útlendra höfðingja, Ó. H. 189; selja í þján ok þrældóm, Stj. 639; þján ek þrælkan, Fms. xi. 253.
- 2. affliction = þjáning, Bb. 1. 23; á-þján, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᛅᚾ
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:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Ó. H.
- Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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