Hefni-leiðOld Norse Dictionary - hefni-leið
Meaning of Old Norse word "hefni-leið" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (hefnileit, Fær. 254, wrongly), f., in the phrase, róa á h. e-s, to set about taking revenge, to take vengeance, Sturl. iii. 118, 149, Fas. iii. 540, Fær. 254.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚠᚾᛁ-ᛚᛁᛁᚦ
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.)
- Færeyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)