Viðsmjörsviðar-fjallOld Norse Dictionary - viðsmjörsviðar-fjall
Meaning of Old Norse word "viðsmjörsviðar-fjall" (or viðsmjǫrsviðar-fjall) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- viðsmjörsviðar-fjall (viðsmjǫrsviðar-fjall)
- n. the Mount of olives, Acts i. 12 (elsewhere called Olíufjall, Pass.)
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, viðsmjörsviðar-fjall may be more accurately written as viðsmjǫrsviðar-fjall.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚦᛋᛘᛁᚢᚱᛋᚢᛁᚦᛅᚱ-ᚠᛁᛅᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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