Old Icelandic Dictionary - hnippa

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hnippa" in English.

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

hnippa Old Icelandic word can mean:

(-ta, -t, or að), v. to poke; ~dði kolli hverr at öðrum, they laid their heads together, nodded significantly;
refl., ~st, to quarrel (= h. við); h. orðum við e-n, to bandy words with one.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᛁᛒᛒᛅ

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