Arin-hella

Old Norse Dictionary - arin-hella

Meaning of Old Norse word "arin-hella" in English.

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

arin-hella
u, f. [Norse aarhelle or aarstadhyll, the pavement around the hearth], hearth-stone; í a. þar í stofunni, Bs. i. 680. Now in Icel. used in nursery tales of treasures or the like hidden under the arinhella.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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