Ekkill

Old Norse Dictionary - ekkill

Meaning of Old Norse word "ekkill" in English.

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

ekkill Old Norse word can mean:

ekkill
m. a widower, akin to the preceding; freq. in mod. use; that no reference from an old writer is on record seems to be a mere accident.
ekkill
II. poët. name of a sea-king, Edda (Gl.): botan., Ekkilsjurt, Achillaea l., Bb. 3. 75.

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
m.
masculine.
mod.
modern.
botan.
botanically.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
n.
neuter.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Bb.
Búnaðar-bálkr.
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
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