TyllaOld Norse Dictionary - tylla
Meaning of Old Norse word "tylla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
tylla Old Norse word can mean:
- t, [tolla], to sit loosely; tylla sér niðr; tylla sér á tá, to stand on tiptoe.
- II. reflex. to go with a light step; mýrar lágu ílla, mátti tyllask á vetrar-brautum, the ice on the moors was unsafe, but could be tripped over, Sturl. iii. 140.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᛚᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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