Elds-virki

Old Norse Dictionary - elds-virki

Meaning of Old Norse word "elds-virki" in English.

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

elds-virki
n. a tinder-box, Fms. vii. 225, Orkn. 208, Band. 30.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Band.
Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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