VeinanOld Norse Dictionary - veinan
Meaning of Old Norse word "veinan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a wailing, Ísl. ii. 133; veinun ok gaulun, Fms. v. 90; væl ok veinan, Orkn. 78; æ, þat er veinon kallað, Skálda 171.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᚾᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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