Yfir-engillOld Norse Dictionary - yfir-engill
Meaning of Old Norse word "yfir-engill" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. an ‘over-angel,’ archangel, Barl. 28, Sturl. i. 211 C.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚠᛁᚱ-ᛁᚾᚴᛁᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)