HjúkanOld Norse Dictionary - hjúkan
Meaning of Old Norse word "hjúkan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and hjúkran, f. a nourishing, nursing, Fms. vii. 444, Háv. 43.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢᚴᛅᚾ
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.)
- Hávarðar Saga. (D. II.)
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