At-tönn

Old Norse Dictionary - at-tönn

Meaning of Old Norse word "at-tönn" (or at-tǫnn) in English.

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

at-tönn (at-tǫnn)
f. [at, n.], a tusk, Fas. i. 366.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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