Stallr

Old Norse Dictionary - stallr

Meaning of Old Norse word "stallr" in English.

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

stallr Old Norse word can mean:

stallr
m. = stalli, [the word may be akin to standa, cp. Lat. stabilis; A. S. steall; Engl. stall]:—any block or shelf on which another thing is placed; skurðgoð sett á stall, FmS. x. 255; af heiðnum stalli, Kristni S. (in a verse).
stallr
2. a pedestal; kross með stalli, a holy rood, Vm. 165; hann er holr innan ok görr undir honum sem stallr sé, ok stendr hann þar á ofan, Ó. T.
stallr
3. a stall, crib; hestr at stalli, FaS. ii. 508, Hdl. 5, Og. 2; etu-S.
stallr
4. the step of a mast; en þat voldi, at íss var í stallinum, FmS. ix. 386: the phrase, hjarta drepr stall, the heart fails, Fbr. 36, Ó. H. 214; the metaphor is taken from the mast rocking in the step, (and not as suggested S. v. drepa A. l. 4.)

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᛚᛚᚱ

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
l.
line.
Lat.
Latin.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Kristni S.
Kristni Saga. (D. I. III.)
Ó. T.
Ólafs Saga Tryggvasonar. (E. I.)
Vm.
Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Hdl.
Hyndlu-ljóð. (A. II.)
Og.
Oddrúnar-grátr. (A. II.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Ó. H.
Ólafs Saga Helga. (E. I.)
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