Viðr-hendingOld Norse Dictionary - viðr-hending
Meaning of Old Norse word "viðr-hending" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., a metric. term, the ‘sub-rhyme’ ‘after-rhyme’ the latter rhyme-syllable in a verse-line is so called, Edda (Ht.); thus, in fastorðr skyli fyrða, ‘orðr’ is the fore-rhyme, ‘fyrða’ the after-rhyme.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᚱ-ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hátta-tal. (C. I.)