As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- burt-stöng (burt-stǫng)
- f. a lance for tilting, Mag. 8, Fas. iii. 369, Karl., etc.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, burt-stöng may be more accurately written as burt-stǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚢᚱᛏ-ᛋᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- et cetera.
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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