MökkrOld Norse Dictionary - mökkr
Meaning of Old Norse word "mökkr" (or mǫkkr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mökkr (mǫkkr)
- m., dat. mekki, [akin to makki?], a dense cloud; upp setr mökk inn mykla, Skálda (in a verse), Fb. i. 212 (the verse), freq. in mod. usage; og hrynja lætr hvarmskúrar haglið úr mekki blám, of a cloud on a mountain top, Bjarni 58; þoku-m., ský-m., gufu-m., a cloud of fog, vapour.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mökkr may be more accurately written as mǫkkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarni Thorarinson.
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Skálda. (H. I.)
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