As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fall-jökull (fall-jǫkull)
- m. or fall-jaki, a, m. an ice-berg, Sks. 176.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fall-jökull may be more accurately written as fall-jǫkull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛅᛚᛚ-ᛁᚢᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.