Leik-knöttrOld Norse Dictionary - leik-knöttr
Meaning of Old Norse word "leik-knöttr" (or leik-knǫttr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- leik-knöttr (leik-knǫttr)
- m. a ‘play-ball,’ top, Jón Þorl.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, leik-knöttr may be more accurately written as leik-knǫttr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛁᛁᚴ-ᚴᚾᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Jón Þorl.
- Jón Þorláksson.