As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
týja Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. (sounded tía), [akin to tæfa; Dan. tæve; cp. tóa]:—a dam, mother with her young, of a dog, cat, or the like.
- 2. u, f., qs. tvía, doubt; var mér tyja er vit tveir lifðum, Akv. 27.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Atla-kviða. (A. II.)
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