As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- mölva (mǫlva)
- að, [Ulf. malwjan, Luke iv. 18], to shiver, break into fragments, freq. in mod. usage.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, mölva may be more accurately written as mǫlva.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᛚᚢᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
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