TrollOld Icelandic Dictionary - troll
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "troll" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
troll Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) a monstrous, evil-disposed being, not belonging to the human race (hann var mikill sem t.); t. hafi þik, or þína vini, the ~s take thee, or thy friends;
- 2) a human being having the nature of a ~.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚ
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