VendillOld Norse Dictionary - vendill
Meaning of Old Norse word "vendill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vendill Old Norse word can mean:
- (also Vandill), m. a pr. name, Rafn 178, Edda (Gl.), Lex. Poët.
- 2. Vandil, a local name, the northern part of Jutland in Denmark; á Vendli, Ýt. (whence prob. came the famous Vandals who conquered and sacked Rome, and who have left their name in Andal-usia in Spain); Vandils jörmungrund, the great land of Vandil = Jutland (?), on a Runic stone: Vendil-skagi, the Skaw or Skagerack, Knytl. S.
- COMPDS: Vandilsbyggi, Vendilkráka.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾᛏᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- proper, properly.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Lex. Poët.
- Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
- Knytlinga Saga. (E. I.)