TönnlaOld Norse Dictionary - tönnla
Meaning of Old Norse word "tönnla" (or tǫnnla) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tönnla (tǫnnla)
- að, to attack with the teeth, backbite, quarrel; … þér tönnlið ok upp etið hverr annan innbyrðis, Gal. v. 15; tönnlast og tyggjast, to quarrel.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, tönnla may be more accurately written as tǫnnla.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚾᚾᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements