As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., dat. smyrli, a kind of hawk, the merlin, Fr. émérillon, Grág. ii. 346, K. Þ. K., Edda (Gl.)
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛘᚢᚱᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- French in etymologies.
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Fritzner’s Dictionary, 1867.
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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