Ess

Old Norse Dictionary - ess

Meaning of Old Norse word "ess" in English.

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

ess
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

Abbreviations used:

for.
foreign.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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