Hval-grafirOld Norse Dictionary - hval-grafir
Meaning of Old Norse word "hval-grafir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. pl. whale pits where blubber was kept, Sturl. i. 136: a local name in western Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛅᛚ-ᚴᚱᛅᚠᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)