[Northkeep] whale

Dennis England sirbalvin at cox.net
Fri Jun 10 17:32:51 PDT 2005

According to my first Knight Sir Eric who actually had college level classes
in Old Norse Orcas were known as "wolves of the sea."  Exactly how that
translates I haven't a clue.

Riddari Balvin
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chuck Kaun" <jack_a_lope31 at hotmail.com>
To: <northkeep at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 4:33 PM
Subject: RE: [Northkeep] whale

> I mentioned in a previous email that Hval is the Norse version of the word
> for whale.  Howver, in reading one of the old Icelandic sagas, they use
> word "Hwal".  they are close but I would use the older icelandic version
> the word versus the Newnorsk version.
> Cearl, he who loves the Icelandic sagas
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