Old Norse Dictionary - ösku-

Meaning of Old Norse word "ösku-" (or ǫsku-) in English.

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

ösku- Old Norse word can mean:

ösku- (ǫsku-)
of ashes, see aska.
ösku- (ǫsku-)
COMPDS: öskudagr, öskugras, öskupoki.

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

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

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