KylfingarOld Norse Dictionary - kylfingar
Meaning of Old Norse word "kylfingar" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. pl. the inhabitants of a part of the ancient Garðar, Eg. ch. 10, Rb. 320, Symb. 9.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᚠᛁᚾᚴᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Symbolae. (H. IV.)
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