As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tt, to set on one’s knees, a kind of adoption; hann knésetti þann svein ok fóstraði, Hkr. i. 97; þá tók Haukr sveininn ok setr á kné Aðalsteini konnngi … Haukr mælti, knésett hefir þú hann nú ok máttu myrða hann ef þú vill, 120.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᛁ-ᛋᛁᛏᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.