Old Norse Dictionary - tungl-öld

Meaning of Old Norse word "tungl-öld" (or tungl-ǫld) in English.

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

tungl-öld (tungl-ǫld)
f. a lunar cycle, Rb.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Rímbegla. (H. III.)
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