KrossaOld Norse Dictionary - krossa
Meaning of Old Norse word "krossa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, to sign with a cross, passim, as also to erect a cross; krossa lóð, to mark a field with the cross, as a sign that it is to be put up for sale, N. G. L. i. 37: reflex. to take the cross as a crusader, Fms. xi. 351; krossaðr til útferðar, id.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᚢᛋᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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