Hús-vitjanOld Norse Dictionary - hús-vitjan
Meaning of Old Norse word "hús-vitjan" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. a ‘house-visitation,’ a circuit which the parish priest has to make every winter from farm to farm in his parish, to enquire into the religious state of his people, the education of children, and so on.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛋ-ᚢᛁᛏᛁᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements