HopaOld Icelandic Dictionary - hopa
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hopa" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
hopa Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to move backwards; h. hestinum undan, to back the horse;
- 2) to draw back, retreat (= h. aptr, á hæl, undan).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛒᛅ
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