As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- snjó-föl (snjó-fǫl)
- n. a thin cover of snow, Fbr. 59, Sd. 167.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, snjó-föl may be more accurately written as snjó-fǫl.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚾᛁᚢ-ᚠᚢᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
- Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.