Vind-öldOld Norse Dictionary - vind-öld
Meaning of Old Norse word "vind-öld" (or vind-ǫld) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vind-öld (vind-ǫld)
- f. ‘wind-age,’ time of tempests, Vsp.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vind-öld may be more accurately written as vind-ǫld.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛁᚾᛏ-ᚢᛚᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Völuspá. (A. I.)