Vin-hollrOld Norse Dictionary - vin-hollr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vin-hollr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vin-hollr Old Norse word can mean:
- adj. [Dan. venne-huld], true, steadfast as a friend, affectionate as a friend, Orkn. 460, Fms. vii. 103, passim.
- 2. = vinhallr, Fms. ix. 331 (if not an error, as is vice versa the Þorst. Síðu H. 171).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾ-ᚼᚢᛚᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
- Þorst. Síðu H.
- Þorsteins Saga Síðu-Hallssonar. (D. II.)