Old Icelandic Dictionary - hvellr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "hvellr" in English.

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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