Kerti-sveinnOld Norse Dictionary - kerti-sveinn
Meaning of Old Norse word "kerti-sveinn" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and kerta-sveinn, m. a ‘candle-boy,’ link-boy, an attendant on a great man, Hkr. iii. 181, Fms. vi. 422, vii. 159, ix. 421, x. 137, 147, 157.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᛏᛁ-ᛋᚢᛁᛁᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)