Fiski-fýla

Old Norse Dictionary - fiski-fýla

Meaning of Old Norse word "fiski-fýla" in English.

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

fiski-fýla
u, f. ‘fish-fouler,’ a nickname of one who returns without having caught any fish, fara fýlu, Finnb. 352.

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Finnb.
Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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