Her-vígiOld Norse Dictionary - her-vígi
Meaning of Old Norse word "her-vígi" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. battle and ravage, thus defined: it is hervígi when three or more persons are slain or wounded on each side, Grág. ii. 114, 124, Fms. viii. 300: mod. a stronghold.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱ-ᚢᛁᚴᛁ
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.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)