Old Norse Dictionary - engla-mjöl

Meaning of Old Norse word "engla-mjöl" (or engla-mjǫl) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

engla-mjöl (engla-mjǫl)
n. ‘angel-meal,’ i. e. manna, Stj. 145.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, engla-mjöl may be more accurately written as engla-mjǫl.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚾᚴᛚᛅ-ᛘᛁᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.

Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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