ÝsaOld Norse Dictionary - ýsa
Meaning of Old Norse word "ýsa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Ivar Aasen hysa; but the long vowel is attested by the Icel. pronunciation, as also by the alliteration in Fms. vi, see below]:—a haddock, Edda (Gl.); ófúsa dró ek ýsu, átta ek föng við löngu, Fms. vi. (in a verse); very freq. in mod. usage.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
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