GaulOld Norse Dictionary - gaul
Meaning of Old Norse word "gaul" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
gaul Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a lowing, bellowing, Fms. iii. 201, passim:—medic., garnagaul, ‘stomachus latrans.’
- II. fem. a river in Norway, hence Gaular-dalr, m. the name of a county; Gaul-verjar, m. pl. the men from G.; Gaulverja-bær, m. a farm in Icel.; Gaul-verskr, adj., Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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