Old Norse Dictionary - snjó-föl

Meaning of Old Norse word "snjó-föl" (or snjó-fǫl) in English.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Svarfdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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