Eld-knöttr

Old Norse Dictionary - eld-knöttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "eld-knöttr" (or eld-knǫttr) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.
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