Old Norse Dictionary - kölski

Meaning of Old Norse word "kölski" (or kǫlski) in English.

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

kölski (kǫlski)
a, m. [Kolr], the Black One, the Evil One, in popular tales.

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

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

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