Old Icelandic Dictionary - spenja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "spenja" in English.

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

(spanda, spaniðr), v. to allure, attract (þeir spöndu lið undan konungi); hann spandi út hingat með sér Sæmund, he persuaded S. to come out with him to Iceland.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᚾᛁᛅ

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