As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
skjálf-hendr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. in the metre skjálfhenda, Edda.
- 2. [hönd], with trembling hand.
- II. [önd], tremulous, with faltering voice; hærra né lægra né skjalfhendra (= skjálfendra), Fms. vii. 227.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛅᛚᚠ-ᚼᛁᚾᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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