Hvat-víssOld Norse Dictionary - hvat-víss
Meaning of Old Norse word "hvat-víss" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. headlong, reckless, foolhardy, Hkr. iii. 225, Fms. ii. 211, xi. 12, 75, Bjarn. 14.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛅᛏ-ᚢᛁᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)