HóprOld Norse Dictionary - hópr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hópr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Dan. hob; Swed. hop; the Engl. heap, Germ. haufen, would answer to Icel. haupr, which does not exist]:—a troop, flock, bevy; mann-hópr, a host of men, Bjarn. 52, Skáld H. 6. 47, Pass. 21. 10: freq. in mod. usage, e. g. í sinn hóp, among one’s own equals; fjár-hópr, a flock of sheep; fugla-hópr, a bevy of birds. hópa-kaup, n. a purchasing in lots.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Skáld H.
- Skáld Helga-rímur. (A. III.)
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