As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
heili Old Norse word can mean:
- a, m. the brain, Gm. 40, Edda 6, Hkr. i. 42, Grág. it. 11, Nj. 114, Fbr. 137, passim.
- COMPDS: heilabrot, heilabú, heilaböst, heilaköst.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛁᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.