Old Norse Dictionary - himin-röðull

Meaning of Old Norse word "himin-röðull" (or himin-rǫðull) in English.

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

himin-röðull (himin-rǫðull)
m. = himinsól, Lex. Poët.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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