KnýfillOld Norse Dictionary - knýfill
Meaning of Old Norse word "knýfill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., mod. hnýfill, a short horn, Hkr. i. 72, Fms. x. 170.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚾᚢᚠᛁᛚᛚ
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.)
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)
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