HeitanOld Norse Dictionary - heitan
Meaning of Old Norse word "heitan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a hooting, threatening, Fms. vi. 371, 437, Sturl. ii. 57, Fs. 31. heitanar-orð, n. pl. menaces, Fms. vi. 118, Sturl. iii. 141.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛏᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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