Skröggs-kvæðiOld Norse Dictionary - skröggs-kvæði
Meaning of Old Norse word "skröggs-kvæði" (or skrǫggs-kvæði) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- skröggs-kvæði (skrǫggs-kvæði)
- n. a popular nursery song, a pendant to Grýlu-kvæði, see Ísl. Þjóðs. i. 220, 221.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, skröggs-kvæði may be more accurately written as skrǫggs-kvæði.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚴᚱᚢᚴᚴᛋ-ᚴᚢᛅᚦᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Ísl. Þjóðs.
- Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.