Ráns-höndOld Norse Dictionary - ráns-hönd
Meaning of Old Norse word "ráns-hönd" (or ráns-hǫnd) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ráns-hönd (ráns-hǫnd)
- f. a robbing hand, Fms. v. 55.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ráns-hönd may be more accurately written as ráns-hǫnd.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚾᛋ-ᚼᚢᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- s. v.
- sub voce.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)