HneppaOld Icelandic Dictionary - hneppa
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hneppa" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hneppa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ta, tr), v.
- 1) to curtail;
- hneppt em ek at brœðrum, I am bereft of brothers;
- 2) to thrust, force (Hrólfr hneppti hann undir sik, ok setti kné fyrir brjóst honum);
- ~ fólk í þrælkan, to keep a people bound in thraldom.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛁᛒᛒᛅ
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