As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- snæ-kökkr (snæ-kǫkkr)
- m. (snjó-kökkr), a snowball, Fms. vii. 230, Dropl. 22.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, snæ-kökkr may be more accurately written as snæ-kǫkkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛅ-ᚴᚢᚴᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Droplaugar-sona Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.