As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
heyja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (hey; háða, háiðr), v.
- 1) to hold, conduct (~ þing, dóm); ~ gleði to indulge in mirth; ~ sér orðfjölda to acquire a store of words;
- 2) ~ orrostu, bardaga, hólmgöngu to fight a battle or duel (hann hafði margar orrostur háðar);
- refl., ~st við (viz. bardaga), to fight, bandy words (þeir háðust þar við um stund).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢᛁᛅ
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