GrápOld Norse Dictionary - gráp
Meaning of Old Norse word "gráp" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a storm, sleet; grund var grápi hrundin, Haustl. 15; Egils hryn-gráp, the hail of Egil, poët. arrows; Egil, brother of Völund, is the Tell of the northern mythology, vide Lex. poët.; in prose this word seems not to occur, whereas krap, n. sleet (q. v.), and krapi, a, m. id., are common words; cp, the mod. grape-shot.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚱᛅᛒ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Haustlöng. (A. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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