Ösku-dreifðrOld Norse Dictionary - ösku-dreifðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "ösku-dreifðr" (or ǫsku-dreifðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ösku-dreifðr (ǫsku-dreifðr)
- part. besprinkled with ashes, Sturl. ii. 186.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ösku-dreifðr may be more accurately written as ǫsku-dreifðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚢ-ᛏᚱᛁᛁᚠᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)