Skeinu-hættr

Old Norse Dictionary - skeinu-hættr

Meaning of Old Norse word "skeinu-hættr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

skeinu-hættr
adj.; vera s., to be one who gives good scratches, dangerous, Fb. i. 352, 566, 571, Vígl. 29.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛁᚾᚢ-ᚼᛅᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fb.
Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
Vígl.
Víglundar Saga. (D. V.)
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