ÞolinnOld Norse Dictionary - þolinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "þolinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. one who holds out longest, lasting, durable; skjöldr þjokkr ok þolinn, Karl. 97: enduring, þrekinn ok þolinn við vás ok erviði, Róm. 330, Fms. ii. 69: of one who never gets exhausted, never loses his breath, of a runner, horse, or the like, minn hestr er þolnari en þinn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛚᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Rómverja Saga. (E. II.)
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