Skelli-brögðOld Norse Dictionary - skelli-brögð
Meaning of Old Norse word "skelli-brögð" (or skelli-brǫgð) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skelli-brögð (skelli-brǫgð)
- n. pl. merry pranks, Fb. iii. 241 (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skelli-brögð may be more accurately written as skelli-brǫgð.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛚᛚᛁ-ᛒᚱᚢᚴᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)