Nes-námOld Norse Dictionary - nes-nám
Meaning of Old Norse word "nes-nám" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n.; nema nesnám, to make a ‘ness-raid,’ a term used by the old vikings when they landed on narrow headlands and took cattle and provisions by force; nema nesnám ok höggva strandhögg, Eg. 81, Orkn 64, Fms. i. 195.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚾᛁᛋ-ᚾᛅᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)