Old 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.)
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