As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
sælda Old Norse word can mean:
- d, [sáld], to boult, sift; s. mjöl, Greg. 58, Fas. ii. 513.
- 2. metaph., eiga saman við e-n að sælda, to have dealings with a person, metaphor from two persons sifting their com in one sieve.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛅᛚᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
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