Old Norse Dictionary - dauða-kvöl

Meaning of Old Norse word "dauða-kvöl" (or dauða-kvǫl) in English.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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