KeraldOld Norse Dictionary - kerald
Meaning of Old Norse word "kerald" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., proncd. kjarald, a cask, Matth. xiii. 48, Blas. 43; þeir kváðusk rakit hafa spor svá stór sem keralds botna, Grett. 111 A, esp. in dairy-work:—a measure, K. Á. 206.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚱᛅᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Blasius Saga. (F. III.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- K. Á.
- Kristinn-réttr Árna biskups. (B. III.)
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