As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dauða-kvöl (dauða-kvǫl)
- f. the death-pang, Mar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dauða-kvöl may be more accurately written as dauða-kvǫl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᛅᚢᚦᛅ-ᚴᚢᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)