Blund-stafir

Old Norse Dictionary - blund-stafir

Meaning of Old Norse word "blund-stafir" in English.

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

blund-stafir
m. pl. rods causing sleep, in the phrase, bregða blund-stöfum, to awake, Sdm. 3; cp. stinga svefnþorn, Ísl. Þjóðs.

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

Abbreviations used:

cp.
compare.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
pl.
plural.

Works & Authors cited:

Ísl. Þjóðs.
Íslenzkar Þjóðsögur.
Sdm.
Sigrdrífu-mál. (A. II.)
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