Old Norse Dictionary - hylma

Meaning of Old Norse word "hylma" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

d, [akin to hylja], to hide, conceal; used only as a law phrase, and with the prep. yfir; yfir h. verk sitt, Stj. 42; nú mundi elligar yfir hylmask mál Odds, Fms. vi. 384; þarf ekki lengr yfir þessu at hylma, vii. 20, Fas. i. 195.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚᛘᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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