ÞveitaOld Norse Dictionary - þveita
Meaning of Old Norse word "þveita" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a kind of small axe, a hatchet, chopper, Edda (Gl.); beit hjálma-stoð þveita, Heiðarv. S. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛁᛁᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Heiðarv. S.
- Heiðarvíga Saga. (D. II.)
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