Blá-tönn

Old Norse Dictionary - blá-tönn

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

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

blá-tönn (blá-tǫnn)
f. a cognom. having a blue, black tusk, Fas. ii. 390.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

cognom.
cognomen.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
nom.
nominative.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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