Sviðu-eldrOld Norse Dictionary - sviðu-eldr
Meaning of Old Norse word "sviðu-eldr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a roasting fire (for roasting sheep’s heads); um haustið sátu menn við sviðu-elda at Hofi, cp. sviðu-kveld var þat, Fms. vi. (in a verse), Þorst. St. 50.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᛁᚦᚢ-ᛁᛚᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)