SjatnaOld Icelandic Dictionary - sjatna
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "sjatna" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
sjatna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að,), v.
- 1) to sink, dwindle, subside, = setna; esp. of food, to be digested; honum ~ði eigi fœða, he could not digest his food;
- 2) fig. to subside, abate (þinn ofsi mun illa s.).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛁᛅᛏᚾᛅ
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