HnýflllOld Norse Dictionary - hnýflll
Meaning of Old Norse word "hnýflll" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hnýflll Old Norse word can mean:
- m. (see knýfill), a short horn, Fb. i. 563; Hnýfill and Hnýfla, lambs with short horns.
- 2. the peak at the bow of a boat; stakst á hnýfil feigðar-far, Stef. Ól., freq.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚾᚢᚠᛚᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Stef. Ól.
- Stefán Ólafsson.