Old Norse Dictionary - vápn-dögg

Meaning of Old Norse word "vápn-dögg" (or vápn-dǫgg) in English.

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

vápn-dögg (vápn-dǫgg)
f. ‘weapon-dew,’ blood, Lex. Poët.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Lex. Poët.
Lexicon Poëticum by Sveinbjörn Egilsson, 1860.
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