Akr-hæna

Old Norse Dictionary - akr-hæna

Meaning of Old Norse word "akr-hæna" in English.

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

akr-hæna
u, f. a ‘field-hen,’ quail, opp. to heiðarhæna or lynghæns, Stj. 292.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
opp.
opposed.

Works & Authors cited:

Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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