Íll-skældaOld Norse Dictionary - íll-skælda
Meaning of Old Norse word "íll-skælda" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a poetaster, Eg., Hkr.; a nickname given to a poet for having stolen the burden of another poem, see Fms. iii. 65.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛚ-ᛋᚴᛅᛚᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)