HæliOld Norse Dictionary - hæli
Meaning of Old Norse word "hæli" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a shelter, refuge; leita sér hælis, eiga hæli, Fms. i. 210, vi. 74, xi. 367, Eg. 139, Barl. 118, Rd. 258. hælis-lauss, adj. homeless, helpless.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛚᛁ
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.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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