Hömul-grýtiOld Norse Dictionary - hömul-grýti
Meaning of Old Norse word "hömul-grýti" (or hǫmul-grýti) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hömul-grýti (hǫmul-grýti)
- n. [provinc. Norse humul, Shetl. hammers], heaps of earth-fast stones; í klungri eða humulgrýti, Barl. 19.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hömul-grýti may be more accurately written as hǫmul-grýti.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛘᚢᛚ-ᚴᚱᚢᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)