Eyðla

Old Norse Dictionary - eyðla

Meaning of Old Norse word "eyðla" in English.

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

eyðla
u, f. [early Swed. oydla; cp. Dan. ögle, ‘der er ögler i mosen’]:—a lizard, also a toad, ÓH.: hence eðl-vina, adj. the friend of lizards and toads, epithet of a witch, Hdl.; cp. the charm in Macbeth.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
cp.
compare.
Dan.
Danish.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
Swed.
Swedish.

Works & Authors cited:

Hdl.
Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)
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