Fíls-tönnOld Norse Dictionary - fíls-tönn
Meaning of Old Norse word "fíls-tönn" (or fíls-tǫnn) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fíls-tönn (fíls-tǫnn)
- f. ivory, Mar.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fíls-tönn may be more accurately written as fíls-tǫnn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛚᛋ-ᛏᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)