Fell

Old Norse Dictionary - fell

Meaning of Old Norse word "fell" in English.

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

fell
n. a fell, wild hill, Hrafn. 4, Ísl. ii. 76, passim: freq. in local names; Helga-fell, Mos-fell, Mið-fell, Meðal-fell, Þórólfs-fell, and Fell alone, vide Landn. In Icel. fell is a single hill, and in pl. a range of hills; fjall (= Lat. mons) is a general name.

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

Abbreviations used:

freq.
frequent, frequently.
Icel.
Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Hrafn.
Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
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