Hásætis-kista

Old Norse Dictionary - hásætis-kista

Meaning of Old Norse word "hásætis-kista" in English.

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

hásætis-kista
u, f. a ‘high-seat chest,’ a daïs or chest near the high-seat, in which weapons and treasures were kept, Fms. vii. 185, viii. 444, x. 360, xi. 220.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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