Vápn-döggOld 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.