As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- a. shrill, sharp in tone (h lúðr); hvell rödd, a clear voice; mæla. (tala) hátt ok hvellt, to speak loud and clearly.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛁᛚᛚᚱ
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