Old Norse Dictionary - tæli-gröf

Meaning of Old Norse word "tæli-gröf" (or tæli-grǫf) in English.

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

tæli-gröf (tæli-grǫf)
f. a pitfall, Sks. 42; B.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, tæli-gröf may be more accurately written as tæli-grǫf.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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