Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwassijaną, factitive of hvass.

VerbEdit

hvessa

  1. sharpen

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kvesse
  • Norwegian Bokmål: hvesse, kvesse
  • Swedish: vässa
  • Danish: hvæsse

ReferencesEdit

  • hvessa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press