ÝjaOld Norse Dictionary - ýja
Meaning of Old Norse word "ýja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- pret. úði, this is prob. the older form for úa, q. v. [vía may be a kindred word, vi = y]:—to swarm; hvert vatn úði af fiskum, Eg. 134 (v. l.), and in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
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