KassOld Norse Dictionary - kass
Meaning of Old Norse word "kass" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., mod. kassi, a, m. a case, large box, Stj. 253, 357, v. l.; kasta kössunum, to take to the heels, run, Fms. viii. 421, v. l.; komi þér eigi þeim kassa á mik, you shan’t lay this box on my back, Grett. 127: a fishing case, ker ok kassa, D. N. ii. 35; kassa-fiski, fishing with creels, (mod. silunga-kista, laxa-kista), D. N.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛋᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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