KindOld Icelandic Dictionary - kind
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "kind" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kind Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. kindir and kindr), f.
- 1) kind, race; fyrða (gumna, seggja, skatna, ýta) ~, the sons of men, mankind;
- 2) creature, being; lifði engi kvik ~ eptir, no living creature lived after; sterkari en nökkur ~ önnur, stronger than any other creature; helgar.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᛏ
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