VélaOld Icelandic Dictionary - véla
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "véla" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
véla Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-ta, -tr), v.
- 1) defraud, betray (illt er vin v. þanns þér vel trúir); v. frá honum sverðit, to get the sword from him (by tricks); ek vélta hann ór viti, I wiled him out of his wit;
- 2) v. um e-t, to deal with, be busy with; torveldligr um at v., difficult to deal with.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᛚᛅ
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