HristaOld Icelandic Dictionary - hrista
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hrista" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- (-Sta, -str), v. to shake (h. höfuðit); h. e-t af sér, to shake it off; marir hristust, the horses shook their manes; þeim hristust tennr í höfði, the teeth chattered in their head.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᛁᛋᛏᛅ
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