VísirOld Norse Dictionary - vísir
Meaning of Old Norse word "vísir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vísir Old Norse word can mean:
- m. an index, botan. a sprout; sýndisk mér vísirinn vaxa smám, of a grape, Stj. 200: the saying, mjór er mikils vísir, reminding one of the parable of the mustard seed in the n. T.
- II. = vísi, a leader, king, Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛋᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- N. T.
- New Testament.
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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