Old Norse Dictionary - vögn-hvalr

Meaning of Old Norse word "vögn-hvalr" (or vǫgn-hvalr) in English.

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

vögn-hvalr (vǫgn-hvalr)
or vögnu-hvalr, m. = vögn, described in Sks. 29 new Ed.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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