Old Norse Dictionary - rauð-skjöldóttr

Meaning of Old Norse word "rauð-skjöldóttr" (or rauð-skjǫldóttr) in English.

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

rauð-skjöldóttr (rauð-skjǫldóttr)
adj. red-chequered, of cattle.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚱᛅᚢᚦ-ᛋᚴᛁᚢᛚᛏᚢᛏᛏᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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