As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hlessa Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. adj. indecl. [hlass], prop. ‘loaded,’ i. e. amazed, wondering.
- 2. t, to load, weigh; h. sér niðr, to sit down heavily.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᛁᛋᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
- proper, properly.
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