GyssOld Norse Dictionary - gyss
Meaning of Old Norse word "gyss" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. mocking; gyss ok gabb, Fas. iii. 115; með mikinn gys, Bs. i. 437, ii. 147; göra gys at e-u, to mock at a thing, Sturl. i. 21, Fms. ix. 494; þungan gys, Mar.; cp. gussa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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