Old Norse Dictionary - spella

Meaning of Old Norse word "spella" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

að (?), = spilla; fæðask af spellaðum hlutum, Stj.; ok hafi svá spellask = spilzk, 290; öll veröldin var spellað, 55: hann hafði spellat sinn veg, 56; ú-spellað mál, uncorrupt, N. G. L. ii. 78, 81.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛒᛁᛚᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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