Eggteinn

Old Icelandic Dictionary - eggteinn

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "eggteinn" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

eggteinn
m. ‘edge-twig’, the steeled edge of a sword; svá at fal báða eggteina sverðsins, so that both edges of the sword were hidden.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚴᚴᛏᛁᛁᚾᚾ

Abbreviations used:

e-t
eitthvat.
m.
masculine.
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