Hirð-sveitOld Norse Dictionary - hirð-sveit
Meaning of Old Norse word "hirð-sveit" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. the host of king’s men, Hkr. i. 24, Fms. i. 36, ii. 17, vi. 46, vii. 279, xi. 244.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᚦ-ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛏ
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.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)