ÓskiOld Norse Dictionary - óski
Meaning of Old Norse word "óski" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. the god Wish, one of the names of the highest god, All-father (Odin), Gm., Edda 2; only the name, not the legend, of this god is left. The name reminds one of the god Eros, as described by Socrates in Plato’s Symposium.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᛁ
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.)
- Grímnis-mál. (A. I.)
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