HvissOld Norse Dictionary - hviss
Meaning of Old Norse word "hviss" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- interj. whew! to imitate the sound of whistling, Bs. i. 420.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛁᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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