HvilftOld Norse Dictionary - hvilft
Meaning of Old Norse word "hvilft" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
hvilft Old Norse word can mean:
- f. [Ulf. hwilftri = σορός, a coffin, Luke vii. 14]:—a grassy hollow, a combe or corrie, Edda ii. 482; 566, l. c., spells hvilmt; freq. in mod. usage.
- II. a local name in western Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛁᛚᚠᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
- l. c.
- loco citato.
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)