Old Norse Dictionary - hreysi-köttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "hreysi-köttr" (or hreysi-kǫttr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

hreysi-köttr (hreysi-kǫttr)
m. a wild cat, Stj. 93.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hreysi-köttr may be more accurately written as hreysi-kǫttr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᚢᛋᛁ-ᚴᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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