KvistaOld Icelandic Dictionary - kvista
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "kvista" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kvista Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to lop off cut the branches of (~ lim, tré); þeir kvistuðu þar bál mikit, they cut wood for a large fire;
- 2) to cut down (~ menn niðr sem hráviði).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛋᛏᛅ
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