As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dökk-blár (dǫkk-blár)
- adj. dark blue, Sturl. ii. 212.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökk-blár may be more accurately written as dǫkk-blár.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴ-ᛒᛚᛅᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)