ÞingaOld Icelandic Dictionary - þinga
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "þinga" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þinga Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to hold a meeting (konungar tóku þar veizlur ok þinguðu við bœndr);
- 2) to consult, discuss (ekki veit ek, hvat þeir ~);
- þeir þinguðu um, hvat at skyldi gøra, they discussed what was to be done.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᛁᚾᚴᛅ
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