Forn-spjöll

Old Norse Dictionary - forn-spjöll

Meaning of Old Norse word "forn-spjöll" (or forn-spjǫll) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Vsp.
Völuspá. (A. I.)
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