ValOld Norse Dictionary - val
Meaning of Old Norse word "val" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., pl. völ, [Dan. valg, val; Germ. wahl; North. E. wale; see velja]:—a choice; hann spurði hverjar sögur í vali væri, he asked what stories there were to choose among, Sturl. iii. 281; ganga í valið, to pick out the best; engi vóru völ á því, there was no chance of that, Glúm. 371: mod., eiga völ á e-u, það er’ ekki völ á, góðu.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- North. E.
- Northern English.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Víga-Glúms Saga. (D. II.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)