As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- hrökkvir (hrǫkkvir)
- m. a giant, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, hrökkvir may be more accurately written as hrǫkkvir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚼᚱᚢᚴᚴᚢᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)