Þrym-gjöllOld Norse Dictionary - þrym-gjöll
Meaning of Old Norse word "þrym-gjöll" (or þrym-gjǫll) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- þrym-gjöll (þrym-gjǫll)
- f. an alarm-bell, Skálda (in a verse).
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, þrym-gjöll may be more accurately written as þrym-gjǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᛘ-ᚴᛁᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Skálda. (H. I.)