VegnaOld Norse Dictionary - vegna
Meaning of Old Norse word "vegna" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vegna Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. see vegr B.
- 2. að, to proceed; vel hefir þat vegnat, Nj. 38; at þeim hefði ílla vegnat, done badly, had bad luck, Fs. 33; eigi er sýnt hve vegnar svá búit, Rd. 220; hversu honum hafi vegnat ok Hrafni, how it went on between him and R., Fs. 113; vera má at þér vegni eigi annat betr, another thing will be no better for thee, Ísl. ii. 246: eigi má kona svá vegna (to treat) bónda sínum, sem bóndi konu sinni, H. E. i. 247.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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