Gull-knöttrOld Norse Dictionary - gull-knöttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "gull-knöttr" (or gull-knǫttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gull-knöttr (gull-knǫttr)
- m. a gold ball, Fms. iii. 186.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, gull-knöttr may be more accurately written as gull-knǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛚ-ᚴᚾᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)