Baldrskinns-hökull

Old Norse Dictionary - baldrskinns-hökull

Meaning of Old Norse word "baldrskinns-hökull" (or baldrskinns-hǫkull) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

baldrskinns-hökull (baldrskinns-hǫkull)
m., literally a surplice of b., Ám. 87.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, baldrskinns-hökull may be more accurately written as baldrskinns-hǫkull.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᛚᛏᚱᛋᚴᛁᚾᚾᛋ-ᚼᚢᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Ám.
Auðunnar-máldagi. (J. I.)
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