Urt-hvalrOld Norse Dictionary - urt-hvalr
Meaning of Old Norse word "urt-hvalr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a kind of whale, whence Urthvala-fjörðr, a local name, Eb. 8 new Ed.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚱᛏ-ᚼᚢᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)