Göngu-stafrOld Norse Dictionary - göngu-stafr
Meaning of Old Norse word "göngu-stafr" (or gǫngu-stafr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- göngu-stafr (gǫngu-stafr)
- m. a walking-stick.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, göngu-stafr may be more accurately written as gǫngu-stafr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᚾᚴᚢ-ᛋᛏᛅᚠᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements