Bók-stafr

Old Norse Dictionary - bók-stafr

Meaning of Old Norse word "bók-stafr" in English.

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

bók-stafr
m. [Hel. bôcstabo; A. S. bócstæv; Germ. buchstabe], a letter of the alphabet, Skálda 168, Hom. 1.

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

Abbreviations used:

A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Germ.
German.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
S.
Saga.

Works & Authors cited:

Hom.
Homiliu-bók. (F. II.)
Skálda
Skálda. (H. I.)
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