Kefli-völr

Old Norse Dictionary - kefli-völr

Meaning of Old Norse word "kefli-völr" (or kefli-vǫlr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

kefli-völr (kefli-vǫlr)
m. a cane, stick, Fms. vii. 193, N. G. L. i. 334.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kefli-völr may be more accurately written as kefli-vǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚠᛚᛁ-ᚢᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

L.
Linnæus.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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