Aska-spillir

Old Norse Dictionary - aska-spillir

Meaning of Old Norse word "aska-spillir" in English.

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

aska-spillir
m. a ship-spoiler, i. e. a pirate, a cognom., Glúm., Landn.; v. l. akraspillir, less correctly.

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

Abbreviations used:

cognom.
cognomen.
i. e.
id est.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
nom.
nominative.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Glúm.
Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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