Old Norse Dictionary - hem

Meaning of Old Norse word "hem" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

n. [him, Ivar Aasen, and North. E. ime = a hoar frost], a thin film of ice.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

North. E.
Northern English.

Works & Authors cited:

Ivar Aasen
Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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