KvisOld Norse Dictionary - kvis
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvis" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [kviðr; cp. Goth. qis], a rumour, tattle; nú sem konungr heyrði kvis þeirra, Stj. 518, v. l., freq. in mod. usage, as in 2 Cor. xii. 20 = Gr. ψιθυρισμοί.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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