Agn-sax

Old Norse Dictionary - agn-sax

Meaning of Old Norse word "agn-sax" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

agn-sax
n. fishing knife, with which bait for fish is cut, Edda 36, Nj. 19 (arnsax is a false reading), Fas. i. 489.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚴᚾ-ᛋᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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