Old Norse Dictionary - kvenn-söðull

Meaning of Old Norse word "kvenn-söðull" (or kvenn-sǫðull) in English.

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

kvenn-söðull (kvenn-sǫðull)
m. a woman’s saddle, side-saddle, Fms. x. 87.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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