Gull-stöngOld Norse Dictionary - gull-stöng
Meaning of Old Norse word "gull-stöng" (or gull-stǫng) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- gull-stöng (gull-stǫng)
- f. a bar of gold, Bárð. 179.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, gull-stöng may be more accurately written as gull-stǫng.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᚢᛚᛚ-ᛋᛏᚢᚾᚴ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Bárðar Saga. (D. V.)