Íll-mælaOld Norse Dictionary - íll-mæla
Meaning of Old Norse word "íll-mæla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- t, with acc., in mod. usage with dat., to libel, slander, talk evil of, Str. 15, Hkr. iii. 262; vera íllmæltr af e-u, to have evil reputation from, Bs. i. 759.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛚ-ᛘᛅᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
- Strengleikar. (G. II.)