HléOld Norse Dictionary - hlé
Meaning of Old Norse word "hlé" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Ulf. hlija = σκηνή, Mark ix. 5; A. S. hleô; Hel. hlea; Engl. lee; Dan. læ]:—lee, used (as in Engl.) only by seamen; sigla á hlé, to stand to leeward, Jb. 400: shelter, standa í hlé, fara í hlé, to seek shelter: mod. a pause, það varð hlé á því. hlé-borð, n. the lee side, freq., Lex. Poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᛚᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- A. S.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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