KýllOld Norse Dictionary - kýll
Meaning of Old Norse word "kýll" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [cp. Lat. culeus], a bag; var þér svá troðit í kýl sem korni í belg, Fms. vii. 21; hann bar kýl Þórs, he carried Thor’s knapsack, Edda 28; karl ok kýll, beggar and scrip, Nj. 274, Sturl. ii. 52.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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