HandvættaOld Norwegian Dictionary - handvætta
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "handvætta" in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- handvætta, v. (tt) = handvega. Fm. II, 1295; handvætta eitt við annat dvs.veie to Ting imod hinanden for at ud-finde, hvilken af begge er tyngst eller har mest at betyde. Heilag. I, 43816. 45512.
Part of speech: v
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛆᚿᚦᚠᛅᛏᛏᛆ
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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