HlassOld Norse Dictionary - hlass
Meaning of Old Norse word "hlass" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [hlaða; Dan. læss], a cart-load, Ísl. ii. 182, Grág. ii. 337, Dropl. 10, Karl. 196, Fb. i. 522 (hey-h., viðar-h.): the saying, opt veltir lítil þúfa þungu hlassi, a little mound often overturns a cart-load, Sturl. ii. 100 C.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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