Aptan-söngr

Old Norse Dictionary - aptan-söngr

Meaning of Old Norse word "aptan-söngr" (or aptan-sǫngr) in English.

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

aptan-söngr (aptan-sǫngr)
m. even-song, evening service, Fms. vii. 152, K. Þ. K. 58.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
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