Skepti-völrOld Norse Dictionary - skepti-völr
Meaning of Old Norse word "skepti-völr" (or skepti-vǫlr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skepti-völr (skepti-vǫlr)
- m. a kind of pike, Hkr. iii. 313.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skepti-völr may be more accurately written as skepti-vǫlr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᛁᛒᛏᛁ-ᚢᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Heimskringla. (E. I.)