HeitiOld Norse Dictionary - heiti
Meaning of Old Norse word "heiti" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a name, denomination, 623. 62, Fms. i. 23, Hkr. i. 320, Orkn. (begin.); úkennd heiti, simple nouns, opp. to kenningar, circumlocutions or metaphors, Edda (Sksm.); heiti and nafn are used almost synonymously, lands-heiti, staða-heiti.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Skáldskapar-mál. (C. I.)
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