Old Norse Dictionary - völu-spá

Meaning of Old Norse word "völu-spá" (or vǫlu-spá) in English.

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

völu-spá (vǫlu-spá)
f. the song of the V., the name of an old lay, Edda; Völuspá in skamma = Hyndlu-ljóð, Edda i. 44.

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

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᛚᚢ-ᛋᛒᛅ
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.)
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