Old Norse Dictionary - trú-skjöldr

Meaning of Old Norse word "trú-skjöldr" (or trú-skjǫldr) in English.

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

trú-skjöldr (trú-skjǫldr)
m. the shield of faith, Mart. 121.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Martinus Saga. (F. III.)
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