[ ing-ling ]
/ ˈɪŋ lɪŋ /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
a member of a royal family of Sweden and Norway, claiming descent from Ing, the Germanic god of fertility.
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Origin of Yngling
From the Old Norse word Ynglingr
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How to use Yngling in a sentence
If the Yngling forgets the song of Asgard, who will sing it to the heroes?'Hypatia|Charles Kingsley
Yngve was one of the god's surnames, and Yngling means a descendant of Yngve.The Story of Norway|Hjalmar H. Boyesen
One cause there was of alarm to the Yngling (Borgar), and also for her who bore the loved one.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
British Dictionary definitions for Yngling
/ (ˈɪŋlɪŋ) /
a type of keelboat, designed to be crewed by three people
Word Origin for Yngling
C20: Norwegian, literally: youngster
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