Íll-menniOld Norse Dictionary - íll-menni
Meaning of Old Norse word "íll-menni" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. a knave (of thieves and robbers), a wicked, cruel man, Fms. ii. 4, vi. 60, Symb. 59, Nj. 32.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛚ-ᛘᛁᚾᚾᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Symbolae. (H. IV.)