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Saltos de línea: Skrae|ling
Pronunciación: /ˈskreɪlɪŋ

Definición de Skraeling en inglés:


An Inuit or other indigenous inhabitant of Greenland or Vinland (on the NE coast of North America) at the time of early Norse settlement.
Example sentences
  • The sagas suggest that the Skraelings retreated, not knowing what to make of her strange behaviour.
  • They began to fashion their dwellings after those of the Skraelings and not plunder the earth.
  • Schledermann conjectures that these Skraelings may have been at least in part Dorset people.


from Old Norse Skræling(j)ar (plural).

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