Old Norse Dictionary - jökul-vatn

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

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

jökul-vatn (jǫkul-vatn)
n. ice-water from a glacier, Fas. iii. 570, Mar.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
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