Héla

Old Norse Dictionary - héla

Meaning of Old Norse word "héla" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

héla
d, to be covered with rime, Edda 3; hlýr hélir, Lex. poët.: part. héldr, icy, poët. epithet of ships, the sea; héldir húfar, hélt haf, Lex. poët.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛁᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

part.
participle.
poët.
poetically.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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