Old Norse Dictionary - varg-öld

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

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

varg-öld (varg-ǫld)
f. an age of wolves (i. e. of wars and worry), Vsp.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

i. e.
id est.

Works & Authors cited:

Völuspá. (A. I.)
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