Hauk-eyOld Norse Dictionary - hauk-ey
Meaning of Old Norse word "hauk-ey" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. hawk island, Sighvat; the old poët calls Norway the hawk island of the Danish king Harold, because he got a tribute of hawks from that land, Fms. vi. 44 (v. l.), cp. x. 341.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᚢᚴ-ᛁᚢ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)