KyndillOld Norse Dictionary - kyndill
Meaning of Old Norse word "kyndill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
kyndill Old Norse word can mean:
- m. [cp. Lat. candela], a candle, torch, Sturl. iii. 172; hreinir kyndlar, Sól. 69; kyndil ok kerti, Edda ii. 429; Ey-kyndill, Island-taper, name of an Icel. lady of the beginning of the 11th century from her taper-formed figure, Bjarn.
- COMPDS: kyndilljós, kyndilmál, Kyndilmessa.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᛏᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Sólarljóð. (A. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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