Old Norwegian Dictionary - hjassi

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "hjassi" in Norwegian.

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

hjassi, m. et fabelagtigt Dyr; þat (dýr)á lengstan aldr af dýrum, ok er þatfornmæli, at sá, sem gamall er, séaldraðr sem ein hjassi; þat er skaptsem glatúnshundr ok eyru svá stór,at þau nema jörð Fld. III, 36515.

Part of speech: m

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛁᛆᛋᛋᛁ
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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