VárkunnigrOld Norse Dictionary - várkunnigr
Meaning of Old Norse word "várkunnigr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. merciful, forbearing, Stj. 2, 172, Karl. 489; forsjáll, vitr ok v., 655 xx. 3; vera v. e-m, compassionate, Stj. 217.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚴᚢᚾᚾᛁᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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