Leik-völlrOld Norse Dictionary - leik-völlr
Meaning of Old Norse word "leik-völlr" (or leik-vǫllr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- leik-völlr (leik-vǫllr)
- m. a play-ground, Fas. ii. 407, Skálda 170, Bær. 7, Tistr. 3.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leik-völlr may be more accurately written as leik-vǫllr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚴ-ᚢᚢᛚᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)