GiljaOld Norse Dictionary - gilja
Meaning of Old Norse word "gilja" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [Ulf. gailjan = ευφραίνειν; Swed. gilja], to beguile a woman, Grett. 161, Krók. 64 (a pun), Bs. i. 238.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᛚᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Króka Refs Saga. (D. V.)
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