Old Icelandic Dictionary - henta

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "henta" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

(-nti, -nt, or að), v. to fit, be suitable for (sárum mönnum hentir betr mjólk en mungát); eigi hentir svá, it will not do that way.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚾᛏᛅ

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