VíðerniOld Norse Dictionary - víðerni
Meaning of Old Norse word "víðerni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. width, widening, extension; innan þess víðernis, H. E. i. 467; mátti þat varla standa fyrir víðerni Kristninnar, it could not hinder the widening of the Church, Mar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛁᚱᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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