Vél-ræði

Old Norse Dictionary - vél-ræði

Meaning of Old Norse word "vél-ræði" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

vél-ræði
n. (vælræði, Fms. i. 189: veilræði, Sks. 544 B; veilræðum, Fms. i. 57):—a device, contrivance, trick; til allra vélráða, Fms. ii. 91; vélráðum, Eg. 49, v. l.; fremja þetta vélræði, Hkr. iii. 324; setja vélræði fyrir e-n, Fms. vii. 154.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚ-ᚱᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
v.
vide.
v. l.
varia lectio.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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