Sölva-námOld Norse Dictionary - sölva-nám
Meaning of Old Norse word "sölva-nám" (or sǫlva-nám) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- sölva-nám (sǫlva-nám)
- n. samphire-picking; s. ok þangskurð eiga Gaulverjar, Vm. 18.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, sölva-nám may be more accurately written as sǫlva-nám.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛚᚢᛅ-ᚾᛅᛘ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)