As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- um-dögg (um-dǫgg)
- f., poët., u. arins, ‘hearth-dew,’ i. e. smoke, Gkv. 2. 23.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, um-dögg may be more accurately written as um-dǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛘ-ᛏᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- i. e.
- id est.
Works & Authors cited:
- Guðrúnar-kviða. (A. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.