Úlf-hamrOld Norse Dictionary - úlf-hamr
Meaning of Old Norse word "úlf-hamr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a wolf’s skin, referring to the superstition of men turning into a wolf’s shape, FaS. i. 130; cp. hamr: also a nickname, Hervar. S.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛚᚠ-ᚼᛅᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Hervar. S.
- Hervarar Saga. (C. II.)