HendingOld Icelandic Dictionary - hending
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hending" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hending Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. -ar), f.
- 1) catching; var í ~um með þeim, they were near coming to close quarters;
- 2) rhyme or assonance; rhyming or assonating syllable.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛁᚾᚴ
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