Húð-keiprOld Norse Dictionary - húð-keipr
Meaning of Old Norse word "húð-keipr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a canoe of skin, such as is used by the Esquimaux and savages of Vínland (America), Þorf. Karl. passim, Fs. 145, Fb. i. 541.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᚦ-ᚴᛁᛁᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Þorf. Karl.
- Þorfinns Saga Karlsefnis. (D. II.)