ÞöllOld Norse Dictionary - þöll
Meaning of Old Norse word "þöll" (or þǫll) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þöll (þǫll)
- f., gen. þallar (= þollr), a young fir-tree; hrörnar þöll er stendr þorpi á, Hm., Edda (Gl.): freq. in circumlocutory descriptions of women, bauga-þóll, auð-þöll, men-þöll, Lex. Poët.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þöll may be more accurately written as þǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Hává-mál. (A. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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