HamallOld Norse Dictionary - hamall
Meaning of Old Norse word "hamall" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hamall Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. m. a pr. name, Landn., Hkv.; see the following word.
- 2. a nickname, and then a pr. name, Landn.; cp. A. S. homola = a fool, one whose head is close-shaven.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛅᛘᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
- A. S.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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