HemjaOld Norse Dictionary - hemja
Meaning of Old Norse word "hemja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hamdi, to restrain one, hold one back from roving about, freq. in mod. usage; eg gat ekki hamið þær, I could not hold them together; óhemjandi, unruly; cp. also óhemja, a wild and furious person.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛘᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.