Old Norse Dictionary - guðvefjar-hökull

Meaning of Old Norse word "guðvefjar-hökull" (or guðvefjar-hǫkull) in English.

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

guðvefjar-hökull (guðvefjar-hǫkull)
m. a cape of velvet, Vm. 93.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Vilkins-máldagi. (J. I.)
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