Eið-stafr

Old Norse Dictionary - eið-stafr

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

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

eið-stafr
m. the form or wording of an oath; sverja með þessum eiðstaf, Gþl. 7, Fms. vi. 53, viii. 150, x. 418.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
m.
masculine.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
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