Víg-spjöllOld Norse Dictionary - víg-spjöll
Meaning of Old Norse word "víg-spjöll" (or víg-spjǫll) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- víg-spjöll (víg-spjǫll)
- n. pl. ‘war-spells,’ war-news, Hkv. 2. 11, Gs. 18.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, víg-spjöll may be more accurately written as víg-spjǫll.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚴ-ᛋᛒᛁᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Grótta-söngr. (A. II.)
- Helga-kviða Hundingsbana. (A. II.)