HerrOld Icelandic Dictionary - herr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "herr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
herr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (gen. hers, older herjar), m.
- 1) crowd, great number (fylgdi oss h manna); með her manns, with a host of men; úvígar ~, overwhelming host;
- 2) army, troops (on land and sea). Cf. ‘allsherjar-’.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚱᚱ
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