Old Norse Dictionary - svölr

Meaning of Old Norse word "svölr" (or svǫlr) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

svölr (svǫlr)
m. the cold sea, sea-spray, Fas. ii. (in a verse).

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, svölr may be more accurately written as svǫlr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚢᛚᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

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Works & Authors cited:

Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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