Karl-fjöldiOld Norse Dictionary - karl-fjöldi
Meaning of Old Norse word "karl-fjöldi" (or karl-fjǫldi) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- karl-fjöldi (karl-fjǫldi)
- a, m. a multitude of male persons, Sturl. ii. 144.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, karl-fjöldi may be more accurately written as karl-fjǫldi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᚱᛚ-ᚠᛁᚢᛚᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)