MegnaOld Icelandic Dictionary - megna
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "megna" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
megna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to be able, have strength to do a thing (þó at ek megni minna en einhverr yðar);
- refl., ~st, to gain strength; en er synir þeirra tóku at m., when their sons began to grow up.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᚾᛅ
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