Fall-jökull

Old Norse Dictionary - fall-jökull

Meaning of Old Norse word "fall-jökull" (or fall-jǫkull) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Sks.
Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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