Old Swedish Dictionary - hyl

Meaning of Old Swedish word "hyl" in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

med vatten fyld fördjupning, djup vattensamling, djup. til hafsins som är almennelik hyyl aldra watna MB 1: 124. " kome saman watnin the vnder hiMBlenom äre. .. i een hyll som nw är oceanus haff" ib 156. ib 158. Jfr vatz hyl.

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • hyyl.
  • hyll.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚼᛦᛚ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
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