Old Norse Dictionary - eiki-köstr

Meaning of Old Norse word "eiki-köstr" (or eiki-kǫstr) in English.

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

eiki-köstr (eiki-kǫstr)
m. a pile of oak-wood, Gh. 20.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, eiki-köstr may be more accurately written as eiki-kǫstr.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Guðrúnar-hefna. (A. II.)
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