Skauf-haliOld Norse Dictionary - skauf-hali
Meaning of Old Norse word "skauf-hali" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. ‘sheaf-tail,’ one of the names of Reynard the Fox in the tale, Fms. viii. 314, 319, Edda (Gl.) ii. 489: Skaufhala-bálkr, the name of an old unpublished Icel. poem, a popular Reynard the Fox of the 15th century, beginning thus,—Hefir í grenjum | gamall skaufali, | lengi búið | hjá lágfælu.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛅᚢᚠ-ᚼᛅᛚᛁ
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:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)