Old Norse Dictionary - fjalls-öxl

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjalls-öxl" (or fjalls-ǫxl) in English.

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

fjalls-öxl (fjalls-ǫxl)
f. the shoulder of a fell, Stj. 529, Fas. i. 53.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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