Kjöl-sýjaOld Norse Dictionary - kjöl-sýja
Meaning of Old Norse word "kjöl-sýja" (or kjǫl-sýja) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kjöl-sýja (kjǫl-sýja)
- u, f. the keel suture, the boards nearest to the keel, Edda (Gl.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kjöl-sýja may be more accurately written as kjǫl-sýja.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛁᚢᛚ-ᛋᚢᛁᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)