As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- dökkvi (dǫkkvi)
- a, m. a dark spot, Fas. iii. 560.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökkvi may be more accurately written as dǫkkvi.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴᚢᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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