Old Icelandic Dictionary - slyngva

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "slyngva" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

(slyng; slöng, slungum; slunginn), v. with dat. to sling, throw, fling (því næst slyngr Surtr eldi yfir jörðina); sungu ok slungu snúðga steini, they sang and swung the swift millstone; var þessu kaupi slungit, this bargain was struck; í vandkvæði er slungit, we are in difficulties; döggu slunginn, bedewed; slunginn vafrloga, encircled by a flickering flame; horna-tog ver slungit af silfri, twisted of silver.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛚᚢᚾᚴᚢᛅ

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