Starf-hvalrOld Norse Dictionary - starf-hvalr
Meaning of Old Norse word "starf-hvalr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. blubber paid as wages for cutting up a whale, Pm. 69.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᛏᛅᚱᚠ-ᚼᚢᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Pétrs-máldagi. (J. I.)