VerpillOld Norse Dictionary - verpill
Meaning of Old Norse word "verpill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
verpill Old Norse word can mean:
- m. [Germ. würfel], a die, Grág. ii. 198; verpils tala, a cubic number, Alg. 368; verpils vöxtr, a cubic form, 358; verpla-kast, a cast of dice, Grág. ii. 158.
- 2. a barrel, cask; drykkr í verplum, Eg. 196, Fms. vi. 263, ix. 355, x. 233, xi. 34.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚱᛒᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Algorismus. (H. III.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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