Al-skjaldaðr

Old Norse Dictionary - al-skjaldaðr

Meaning of Old Norse word "al-skjaldaðr" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

al-skjaldaðr Old Norse word can mean:

al-skjaldaðr
adj. part. lined, covered with shields:
al-skjaldaðr
α. of ships lined with shields along the bulwarks from stem to stern, as a ship of war, Landn. 156, Sturl. iii. 61.
al-skjaldaðr
β. of troops in full armour, Sturl. ii. 47.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᛚ-ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᛏᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
part.
participle.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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