Old Norse Dictionary - ösku-dyngja

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

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

ösku-dyngja (ǫsku-dyngja)
u, f. a heap of ashes, Fas. iii. 217.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚢ-ᛏᚢᚾᚴᛁᛅ
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.)
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