SvefniOld Norwegian Dictionary - svefni
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "svefni" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- svefni, n. 1) Søvnighed; af því geristsvefni Hom. 5216. 2) Samleie, =sambúð; ef maðr biðr konu svefnisGrág. 17614 (Grg. II, 478); brjóta konutil svefnis dvs. voldtage en Kvinde, Grág.33123 jvf 17618 (Grg. I, 16413); Gul. 1991;Borg. 2, 138.
Part of speech: n
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚠᚽᚠᚿᛁ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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