SneiðOld Icelandic Dictionary - sneið
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "sneið" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
sneið Old Icelandic word can mean:
- I) (pl. -ir), f.
- 1) slice (~ir margar);
- 2) taunt, slight;
- hverr á þessa s., who is meant by this slight?
- stinga e-m ~, to cut with sarcasm.
- II) from sníða.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᛁᚦ
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