GleypaOld Norse Dictionary - gleypa
Meaning of Old Norse word "gleypa" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð and t, [cp. Dan. glube, glubsk = voracious], to gulp down, swallow, Stj. 193, Barl. 56, Edda 8, Fms. iii. 216, Eluc. 10.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛚᛁᚢᛒᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Elucidarium. (F. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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