Old Norse Dictionary - jökul-hljóð

Meaning of Old Norse word "jökul-hljóð" (or jǫkul-hljóð) in English.

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

jökul-hljóð (jǫkul-hljóð)
n. sounds heard in glaciers, Eggert Itin. 770.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Itinerarium or Travels of Eggert Ólafsson, 1772.
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