Tví-syngja

Old Norse Dictionary - tví-syngja

Meaning of Old Norse word "tví-syngja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

tví-syngja
sing, to chant double in the church, a kind of two-voiced music, a relic of the early Middle Ages, still practised in Icel., recorded in Laur. S. (BS. i. 847).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁ-ᛋᚢᚾᚴᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Laur. S.
Laurentius Saga. (D. III.)
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