Heims-skautOld Norse Dictionary - heims-skaut
Meaning of Old Norse word "heims-skaut" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. the poles, Fs. ii. 97 (in a verse); the earth being conceived as a sheet stretched out (mod.), Norðr-h., the North pole; Suðr-h., the South pole.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛘᛋ-ᛋᚴᛅᚢᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)