ÖskrOld Norse Dictionary - öskr
Meaning of Old Norse word "öskr" (or ǫskr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- öskr (ǫskr)
- n. [cp. askran, p. 25], a roaring, bellowing, of a bull, Fas. iii. 411.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, öskr may be more accurately written as ǫskr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)