3: Leikny Jonsdottir -New Name (NP)
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This name is related to the Old Icelandic word leika, "to play, sport; to delude, trick", also used in phrases such as "to be hag-ridden" in the sense of nightmares. Also related to the giantess' name Leikn, which was also used to mean "she-troll, ogress, sorceress". For the second element -ny see above. The name Lekny appears in Landnamabók for Lekny, mother of Porgrímr and Finn inn draumspakr ("dream-speaker") in ch. 73. GB pp. 13; CV pp. 382 s.v. leika, Leikn; NR s.V. -ny