NornOld Icelandic Dictionary - norn
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "norn" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
norn Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. -ir), f.
- 1) one of (three) Fates (Urðr, Verðandi, Skuld, who dwelt at the well ‘Urðar-brunnr’ and ruled the fate of the world);
- 2) one of various female beings presiding over human fortunes.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᚢᚱᚾ
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