MannraunOld Icelandic Dictionary - mannraun
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "mannraun" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
mannraun Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) trial (of courage), danger, peril (jafn hinum fremstu í öllum ~um);
- 2) trial (of the feelings), adversity (þá er hann misti sonar síns, var þat þó ~, en þetta engi).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛅᚾᚾᚱᛅᚢᚾ
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