Elfar-kvíslir

Old Norse Dictionary - elfar-kvíslir

Meaning of Old Norse word "elfar-kvíslir" in English.

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

elfar-kvíslir
f. pl. the arms of the Gotha, Fms. i. 7, iv. 9, ix. 274; used of the mouths of the Nile, Edda 148 (pref.)

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
pl.
plural.
pref.
preface.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary
Back