VaðlaOld Norse Dictionary - vaðla
Meaning of Old Norse word "vaðla" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- or vöðla, u, f. a flock of water-beasts (seals); hence vöðlu-selr, Sks. 177, v. l., mod. vöðu-selr, a kind of seal, = opnuselr; also in Icel. called vaða, u, f., from swimming in flocks.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚦᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)