Venja

Old Norse Dictionary - venja

Meaning of Old Norse word "venja" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

venja Old Norse word can mean:

venja
u, f. = vani, a custom, habit, MS. 4. 7, 10; gjörn er hönd á venju, a saying (see hönd); at venju, as usual, Ver. 24; varga venja, Hom. 38.
venja
COMPDS: venjubragð, venjuliga, venjuligr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Ver.
Veraldar Saga. (E. II.)
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