Fiski-stöngOld Norse Dictionary - fiski-stöng
Meaning of Old Norse word "fiski-stöng" (or fiski-stǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- fiski-stöng (fiski-stǫng)
- f. a fishing-spear, Gísl. 21.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, fiski-stöng may be more accurately written as fiski-stǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᚴᛁ-ᛋᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Gísla Saga. (D. II.)