Fjall-stöng

Old Norse Dictionary - fjall-stöng

Meaning of Old Norse word "fjall-stöng" (or fjall-stǫng) in English.

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

fjall-stöng (fjall-stǫng)
f. a fellsman’s staff, Eb. 106.

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

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

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
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