Heit-dagrOld Norse Dictionary - heit-dagr
Meaning of Old Norse word "heit-dagr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a votive day; heitdagr Eyfirðinga, the first Tuesday in the month Einmánuðr (April), a ‘day of vow’ at the end of the winter when fodder and food began to run short, vide Rd. ch. 7.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛏ-ᛏᛅᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)