Fjalla-grös

Old Norse Dictionary - fjalla-grös

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjalla-grös" (or fjalla-grǫs) in English.

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

fjalla-grös (fjalla-grǫs)
n. pl., botan. lichen Islandicus.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

botan.
botanically.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
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