Elliði

Old Norse Dictionary - elliði

Meaning of Old Norse word "elliði" in English.

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

elliði
a, m. a kind of ship with a high poop, Edda (Gl.), Fas. ii. 5; hence Elliða-ey, f. the name of an island, from its resemblance to these old-fashioned ships, Landn., Kb.; Elliði, a, m. a farm, Korm.; Elliða-Grímr, m., pr. name of a man, Landn., Nj.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
pr.
proper, properly.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
Korm.
Kormaks Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
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