Old Icelandic Dictionary - hixta

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hixta" in English.

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

(-xta, -xt), v. to hiccough; to sob; meðan í önd hixti, while the breath rattled in his throat.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛋᛏᛅ

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