Ösku-grasOld Norse Dictionary - ösku-gras
Meaning of Old Norse word "ösku-gras" (or ǫsku-gras) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ösku-gras (ǫsku-gras)
- n., botan. = rhinanthus or cockscomb, Hjalt.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ösku-gras may be more accurately written as ǫsku-gras.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛋᚴᚢ-ᚴᚱᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hjaltalín, Icelandic Botany.