Járn-hvalrOld Norse Dictionary - járn-hvalr
Meaning of Old Norse word "járn-hvalr" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. a whale found with a harpoon in it, Jb. 108, 312, Js.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛅᚱᚾ-ᚼᚢᛅᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jóns-bók. (B. III.)
- Járnsíða. (B. III.)