Jökul-vatnOld 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.)