Old Norse Dictionary - jökul-sprunga

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

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

jökul-sprunga (jǫkul-sprunga)
u, f. a crevasse.

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

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

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