HjúOld Icelandic Dictionary - hjú
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hjú" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hjú Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (pl. hjú, dat. hjúm), n. = hjón, hjún;
- 1) þeir ráku hann í stofu ok hjú hans öll, and all his household-people;
- 2) hjú gørðu hvílu, man and wife went to rest;
- 3) hann reið heim á Laugaland ok réð sér hjú, and engaged servants.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᚢ
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