Val-döggOld Norse Dictionary - val-dögg
Meaning of Old Norse word "val-dögg" (or val-dǫgg) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- val-dögg (val-dǫgg)
- f. the ‘dew of the slain,’ blood, Hkv. 2. 42 (poët.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, val-dögg may be more accurately written as val-dǫgg.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛚ-ᛏᚢᚴᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)