Old Norse Dictionary - jökul-vetr

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

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

jökul-vetr (jǫkul-vetr)
n. an icy, hard winter, Ann. 1233.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)
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