VeðjanOld Norse Dictionary - veðjan
Meaning of Old Norse word "veðjan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
veðjan Old Norse word can mean:
- f. (acc. with the art. veðjunna, Edda 70), a wagering, betting; eptir þessa veðjan ok kappmæli, Fms. ii. 276, Hkr. iii. 281, Fas. i. 318, ii. 546 (veðjun); veðjanar-fé, a wager = veðfé, Fas. i. 319.
- 2. an appeal; bjóða veðjan, N. G. L. i. 220; veðjanar dómr, a court of appeal, id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛁᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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