As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- f. [perhaps akin to keli-, q. v., cp. also kvilli], ailment, ailing, Post. 210, Grett. (in a verse). kvellinga-samr, adj. ailing, valetudinarian, Eg. 126, Sturl. ii. 53.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛚᛚᛁᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Postula Sögur. (F. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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