PollrOld Norse Dictionary - pollr
Meaning of Old Norse word "pollr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. [Gael. poll; Welsh pwl; Germ. pfuhl; Engl. pool]:—a pool, pond; pollrinn var svá djúpr þar er skipit flaut, Ld. 78; þeir lenda skipi sínu í poll þann, er þar gengr norðan at túni, Sturl. i. 167 C: in local names, Gislu-pollar, in Bretagne; Snóksdals-pollr, Brákar-pollr, in western Icel.; cp. Liver-pool, Hartle-pool, the Pool on the Thames.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᛚᛚᚱ
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:
- Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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