Kvöl-heimrOld Norse Dictionary - kvöl-heimr
Meaning of Old Norse word "kvöl-heimr" (or kvǫl-heimr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- kvöl-heimr (kvǫl-heimr)
- m. the home of torment, hell, Sól. 53.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, kvöl-heimr may be more accurately written as kvǫl-heimr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚢᛚ-ᚼᛁᛁᛘᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sólarljóð. (A. III.)