Old Norse Dictionary - jötun-kuml

Meaning of Old Norse word "jötun-kuml" (or jǫtun-kuml) in English.

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

jötun-kuml (jǫtun-kuml)
n. the giant-badge, the stamp of the giant, Fas. iii. (in a verse).

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᚢᛏᚢᚾ-ᚴᚢᛘᛚ
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.)
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