TignaOld Norse Dictionary - tigna
Meaning of Old Norse word "tigna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
tigna Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to worship, honour; t. sik konungs-nafni, to assume a king’s name, Fms. x. 387; skal ek þau aldri tigna, I shall never worship them(the gods), i. 98; t. líkneskjur, Barl. 171.
- 2. reflex. to be glorified, exalted, Bs. i. 141, Fms. x. 177; tignaðr veldi ok virðingu, Magn. 434; af-tigna and an-tigna (qs. and-tigna), to depreciate.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Magnús Saga jarls. (E. II.)
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