GyllaOld Norse Dictionary - gylla
Meaning of Old Norse word "gylla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ð or t, [gull], to gild, Nj. 123, 125, Hkr. ii. 32, Fms. x. 320, xi. 128, Stj. 306; gylla hóli, to flatter, Finnb. 340, Fms. iv. 103; metaph. of the sun’s rays, Bb. 2. 30: part. gyldr, golden, Fs. 90, 122.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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