Heit-konaOld Norse Dictionary - heit-kona
Meaning of Old Norse word "heit-kona" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. one’s promised spouse, distinguished from festar-kona, in whose case the ceremony of betrothal has taken place (vide festar); hón skal vera heitkona Gunnlaugs en eigi festar-kona, Ísl. ii. 217, 239, 255, Fb. i. 372, Sturl. iii. 179.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛏ-ᚴᚢᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)