HylrOld Norse Dictionary - hylr
Meaning of Old Norse word "hylr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., gen. hyljar, pl. ir, [akin to holr], a hole or deep place in a river, e. g. places where trout and salmon lie hidden, D. I.I.)">Bs. i. 46, Hrafn. 23, Fs. 48: freq. in local names, Skip-hylr (a dock in a river), Þúfu-h., Hörgs-h., D. I.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- e. g.
- exempli gratia.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- D. I.
- Diplomatarium Islandicum. (J. I.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
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