As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð, [Fr.], to turn; turna essi, to wheel a racer round, Karl. 72; turna e-u um, to turn upside down, overthrow, Al. 22, 42, Stj. 287; it is now used in the compds, um-turna e-u, to turn upside down, and um-turnan, a turning upside down.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.