GlamOld Norse Dictionary - glam
Meaning of Old Norse word "glam" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mod. glamr, m. [cp. glaumr], a tinkling sound, Finnb. 348, Fms. xi. 129: noise, Hom. 34; gný ok glamm, a clash of weapons, Fms. vi. 156; ára-glam, a dash of oars; orða-glamr, tinkling words; Skála-glam, a nickname, ‘Tinkling-scale,’ xi. 128, 129. Glammaðr or Glömmuðr, m. a nickname, Tinkler, Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛅᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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