VesningOld Norse Dictionary - vesning
Meaning of Old Norse word "vesning" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [cp. Germ. wesen], a being, essence, MS. 677. 3, 10, Hom. (St.); hverjar greinir hans vesningar eru, id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛋᚾᛁᚾᚴ
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:
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
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