As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- forn-spjöll (forn-spjǫll)
- n. pl. old spells, old lore, Vsp. 1.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, forn-spjöll may be more accurately written as forn-spjǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱᚾ-ᛋᛒᛁᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)