HvítingrOld Norse Dictionary - hvítingr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hvítingr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a kind of whale, Sks. 123, Gkv. 2. 42; mod. mjaldr: name of horses, Bjarn. 20: of drinking horns, Fms. iii. 189.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛁᛏᛁᚾᚴᚱ
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.)
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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