Burt-stöng

Old Norse Dictionary - burt-stöng

Meaning of Old Norse word "burt-stöng" (or burt-stǫng) in English.

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

Abbreviations used:

etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Karl.
Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
Mag.
Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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