As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- tröll (trǫll)
- and compds, see troll.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, tröll may be more accurately written as trǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements