Tignar-nafnOld Norse Dictionary - tignar-nafn
Meaning of Old Norse word "tignar-nafn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. high rank; t. at ek mætta jarl heita, Fms. vi. 289, cp. i. 53, 61, vii. 119; tignar-nöfn svá sem konungs nafn eðr nafn jarls, Edda 104.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᚴᚾᛅᚱ-ᚾᛅᚠᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)