Rím-spillirOld Norse Dictionary - rím-spillir
Meaning of Old Norse word "rím-spillir" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. ‘calendar spoiler,’ ‘calendar confounder;’ a name given to the winters of those years in which the Elevatio Crucis (14th Sept.) falls on Sunday, if in the same summer an intercalary week is added (sumar-auki, q. v.), in which case the calendar of the winter becomes irregular, defined in Rb. 44 (ch. 27), see also Rb. (1812) 58.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛁᛘ-ᛋᛒᛁᛚᛚᛁᚱ
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:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)