ÞollrOld Norse Dictionary - þollr
Meaning of Old Norse word "þollr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
þollr Old Norse word can mean:
- m. [Ivar Aasen toll; cp. þöll, þella], a fir-tree, esp. a young fir, see Ivar Aasen, Edda (Gl.); but in poets of trees in general; er und þolli stendr, Vsp. (of an ash); ask-þollr, an ash-tree, Lex. poët.; álm-þollr, an elm-tree, id.
- 2. [A. S. þol; Engl. thole], a wooden peg, Hým. 13 (the peg on which the cauldron was hung): esp. the thole of a row-boat, the pin on which an oar works, árar leika í þollum (Dan. told).
- II. freq. in poët. circumlocutions of a man: poët. compds, hjálm-þollr, seim-þ., hring-þ., = a man, Lex. poët.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᛚᛚᚱ
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
- A. S.
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Ivar Aasen
- Ivar Aasen’s Dictionary, 1850.
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Völuspá. (A. I.)
- Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
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