GeispaOld Norse Dictionary - geispa
Meaning of Old Norse word "geispa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Engl. to gasp; Dan. gispe; Swed. gäspa], to yawn, Nj. 20, Fas. i. 11, Fms. x. 204, Fb. i. 259.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛁᛋᛒᛅ
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.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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