As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þruma Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. [cp. Engl. thrum = end], poët. a land, prop. border-land, outskirts (?), Edda (gl.)
- 2. the name of an island in Norway, Fas. iii.
- 2. að, to rattle; þótt lúðr þrumi, Hkv. 2. 3: freq. in mod. usage, það þrumar, það þrumaði, it thunders; þá þrumaði Seifr, Od.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Odysseifs-kvæði, prose, 1829.
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.