Ösku-fallOld Norse Dictionary - ösku-fall
Meaning of Old Norse word "ösku-fall" (or ǫsku-fall) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ösku-fall (ǫsku-fall)
- n. a fall of ashes (from a volcano), Ann. 1300.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ösku-fall may be more accurately written as ǫsku-fall.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚢ-ᚠᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Íslenzkir Annálar. (D. IV.)