HentrOld Norse Dictionary - hentr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hentr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. fit, suited for one; eigi eru mér fjárleitir hentar, Nj. 26, Grett. 23 new Ed.; hvat er þér hentast at vinna? Nj. 54, Fms. i. 127; er slíkum mönnum bezt hent þar, there is the right place for such men, Orkn. 322.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚾᛏᚱ
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.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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