ÖtullOld Norse Dictionary - ötull
Meaning of Old Norse word "ötull" (or ǫtull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- ötull (ǫtull)
- adj. brisk, energetic; see atall: cp. mod. Norse atal = saucy, peevish.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, ötull may be more accurately written as ǫtull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements