As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f., qs. hjálmvættr, a ‘helm-wight,’ a Valkyria, Hkv. 1. 53.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛅᛚᛘ-ᚢᛁᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
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