JölstrOld Norse Dictionary - jölstr
Meaning of Old Norse word "jölstr" (or jǫlstr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- jölstr (jǫlstr)
- m. [Swed. jolster], salix pentandra, a kind of willow, Gkv. 1. 19 (Bugge 419).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, jölstr may be more accurately written as jǫlstr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᛚᛋᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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