Old Norse Dictionary - ísa-vök

Meaning of Old Norse word "ísa-vök" (or ísa-vǫk) in English.

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

ísa-vök (ísa-vǫk)
f. an open hole in ice, Sks. 174: in local names,

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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