HneitirOld Norse Dictionary - hneitir
Meaning of Old Norse word "hneitir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [hneita, the verb], Cutter, name of the sword of St. Olave, Lex. Poët. passim, but only after St. Olave’s time; neither can the verse in Gísl. 65 have been composed before that time: a vanquisher, Þd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛁᛁᛏᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Þórs-drápa. (A. I.)