SullrOld Norse Dictionary - sullr
Meaning of Old Norse word "sullr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m., pl. sullir, [svella], a boil, Bs. i. 465; sullr á fæti, Ísl. ii. 218; s. á hendi, 176, 196; kverka-s., id.: in mod. usage esp. of an internal boil or swelling in the liver, lungs, intestines.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛚᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- idem, referring to the passage quoted or to the translation
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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