Old Norse Dictionary - guðvefjar-möttull

Meaning of Old Norse word "guðvefjar-möttull" (or guðvefjar-mǫttull) in English.

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

guðvefjar-möttull (guðvefjar-mǫttull)
m. a mantle of g., Stj. 355. Josh. vii. 21 (a goodly garment).

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Stjórn. (F. I.)
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