Hel-skórOld Norse Dictionary - hel-skór
Meaning of Old Norse word "hel-skór" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. pl. ‘Hel-shoes,’ put on the dead to enable them to walk to Hel; for this heathen burial rite see Gísl. 24 (107).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛚ-ᛋᚴᚢᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)