Hólm-sökOld Norse Dictionary - hólm-sök
Meaning of Old Norse word "hólm-sök" (or hólm-sǫk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hólm-sök (hólm-sǫk)
- f. = hólmgöngusök, Bjarn. 66. In poetry the sea is called
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hólm-sök may be more accurately written as hólm-sǫk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚢᛚᛘ-ᛋᚢᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)