EssOld Norse Dictionary - ess
Meaning of Old Norse word "ess" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [for. word; old Swed. örs], a steed, Fms. x. 139, Fas. iii. 471, 582, much used in romances.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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