Kinn-hestrOld Norse Dictionary - kinn-hestr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kinn-hestr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a ‘cheek-horse,’ box on the ear, 623. 56, Ld. 134, Nj. 75, 116, Finnb. 322, Fms. vii. 157, Pr. 445.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚾᚾ-ᚼᛁᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)