Hjarta-rætrOld Norse Dictionary - hjarta-rætr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hjarta-rætr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. the ‘heart-roots,’ heart-strings, Fbr. 216: the phrase, e-m hitnar um hjartarætrnar, to be deeply moved, alarmed, or the like, to feel the blood rushing to one’s heart.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛅᚱᛏᛅ-ᚱᛅᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)