Megin-mörkOld Norse Dictionary - megin-mörk
Meaning of Old Norse word "megin-mörk" (or megin-mǫrk) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- megin-mörk (megin-mǫrk)
- f. the main forest, Eg. 378.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, megin-mörk may be more accurately written as megin-mǫrk.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᚴᛁᚾ-ᛘᚢᚱᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)