gíll

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gíll m (genitive singular gíls, nominative plural gílar)

  1. parhelion, mock sun, sun dog
    Synonyms: úlfur, aukasól

Usage notes[edit]

Refers to a parhelion seen to the west (i.e. viewer’s right) of the sun, described as being ahead of the sun. The term úlfur (literally wolf) is used for the parhelion on the other side (“following” the sun).

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