Kross-messaOld Norse Dictionary - kross-messa
Meaning of Old Norse word "kross-messa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. Cross-mass, twice in a year, once in the spring (Krossmessa á vár), the 3rd of May (Inventio Crucis), and once in autumn, the 14th of September (Elevatio Crucis), K. Á. 188, Rb. 372, Fms. ix. 374.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᛋᛋ-ᛘᛁᛋᛋᛅ
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.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)