Heima-kona

Old Norse Dictionary - heima-kona

Meaning of Old Norse word "heima-kona" in English.

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

heima-kona
u, f. = griðkona, a house-maid, Sturl. i. 73, iii. 193, Njarð. 370: medic. erysipelas, cp. farkonu-sótt.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
medic.
medicine, medically.

Works & Authors cited:

Njarð.
Njarðvíkinga Saga. (D. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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