As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- eld-knöttr (eld-knǫttr)
- m. a fire-ball.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, eld-knöttr may be more accurately written as eld-knǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛏ-ᚴᚾᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements