Old Norse Dictionary - fjala-köttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjala-köttr" (or fjala-kǫttr) in English.

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

fjala-köttr (fjala-kǫttr)
m. a mouse-trap, Fms. iii. 74.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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