Old Norse Dictionary - ís-möl

Meaning of Old Norse word "ís-möl" (or ís-mǫl) in English.

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

ís-möl (ís-mǫl)
f. ground ice, broken ice; sem á ismöl sæi, Fms. vii. 18, xi. 365; var allt at sjá sem á eina ísmöl sæi er vápnin glóuðu, vi. 412.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛋ-ᛘᚢᛚ
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.)
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