Fífl-megir

Old Norse Dictionary - fífl-megir

Meaning of Old Norse word "fífl-megir" in English.

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

fífl-megir
m. pl. an απ. λεγ., Vsp. 51, ‘monster-men,’ fiends; cp. A. S. fifal = monster.

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

Abbreviations used:

απ. λεγ.
απαξ. λεγόμενον.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Vsp.
Völuspá. (A. I.)
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