Old Norwegian Dictionary - gestahús

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "gestahús" in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

gestahús, n. Hus, Værelse, hvori der givesFremmede Herberge, eller hvori de afHøvdingens Mænd, som kaldes gestir,ere til Huse. Harð. 9 (2211); Sturl. I,39928 II, 16621.

Part of speech: n

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚵᚽᛋᛏᛆᚼᚢᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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