From Old Norse hernaðr.
hernad m (definite singular hernaden, indefinite plural hernader, definite plural hernadene)
- military expedition, military campaign; raid, ravage
- Dei for på hernad til framande land.
- They went on a military campaign to foreign countries.
- an army (a large group)
- Det var ein heil hernad av dei.
- There was an whole army of them.