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Runic Dictionary

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Anon (SnE) 9III l. 5

vǫlu — of a prophetess

lemma:

vǫlva (noun f.; °vǫlu/vǫlvu; vǫlur/vǫlvur): seeress

readings:

notes:

[5] vilsinn vǫlu ‘delightful company of a prophetess [TROLL-WOMAN]’: The first word may possibly be from vílsinnr ‘difficult journey’ (cf. LP), but it is not clear how this could form the base-word of a troll-kenning.

kennings:

grammar:

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