KveljaOld Icelandic Dictionary - kvelja
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "kvelja" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
kvelja Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (kvel, kvalda, kvaldr and kvalinn), v. to torment, torture;
- refl., ~st, to be tormented (~st í vesöld).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛁᛚᛁᛅ
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