Veðr-fölnirOld Norse Dictionary - veðr-fölnir
Meaning of Old Norse word "veðr-fölnir" (or veðr-fǫlnir) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- veðr-fölnir (veðr-fǫlnir)
- n. a mythical name, of a hawk, Edda.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, veðr-fölnir may be more accurately written as veðr-fǫlnir.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᚱ-ᚠᚢᛚᚾᛁᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Edda. (C. I.)