VeillOld Norse Dictionary - veill
Meaning of Old Norse word "veill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
veill Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. ailing, diseased; veill á fótum, gouty, Fms. vii. 229; höndina ina veilu, an ailing hand, Bs. i. 462; líkþráir ok veilir, Hom. 87.
- 2. metaph., í lyndi veill, guileful, Þryml. 22; inn veili Parcival, Art. 32.
- II. Veili, a nickname, Bs. i. 14.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
- Artus-kappa Sögur. (G. II.)
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