TemjaOld Icelandic Dictionary - temja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "temja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
temja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (tem; tamda; tamiðr, tamdr, taminn), v.
- 1) to tame, break in;
- øxn nam at ~, he took to breaking in oxen;
- 2) to train, exercise (~ sik við íþróttir or ~ sér íþróttir);
- hann átti hrafna tvá, er hann hafði tamit við mál, he had two ravens which he had trained to talk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛁᛘᛁᛅ
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