PílaOld Norse Dictionary - píla
Meaning of Old Norse word "píla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. [Germ. pfeil; Dan. pile], an arrow; it appears in romances of the 15th century, Fas. iii. 329, 337, Skáld H. 1. 17; and since that time in the Bible and hymns, as also Safn i. 89; the vernacular word is ör, q. v.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Safn til Sögu Islands.
- Skáld H.
- Skáld Helga-rímur. (A. III.)
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