Old Norse Dictionary - mökkur-kálfi

Meaning of Old Norse word "mökkur-kálfi" (or mǫkkur-kálfi) in English.

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

mökkur-kálfi (mǫkkur-kálfi)
a, m. the name of the clay giant, Edda 57.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Edda. (C. I.)
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